WELCOME TO THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK
The City Clerk is a charter-appointed official of the city of Richmond. Section 4.04 of the city's charter mandates that City Council appoint a city clerk to keep the official journal of its proceedings.
The Office of the City Clerk provides administrative support to the Richmond City Council and is a customer-friendly agency which strives to provide exemplary service to citizens so that they may be informed and fully engaged in the legislative process.
Our mission is to ensure the preservation, integrity and accessibility of the city's official record through the shared management of the legislative process, to provide administrative and technical support to the City Council, to disseminate accurate information concerning legislative decisions and policies, and to protect the city seal.
Candice D. Reid
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide summaries of City Council actions
Provide access to City Council meeting information
Assist in the facilitation of City Council meetings
Authorize appointment requests for use of the Council Chambers
Process Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIA, public records requests)
Induction of City Council members
public speakers for participation in City Council meetingsRegister
Administer oaths to city officials and boards and commissions appointees
If you have questions about our services, please contact us at (804) 646-7955, option 3 and staff will provide assistance.
Skyline Photo Credit: Dan Gaitanis
Last Updated 6/17/2021