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City Clerk
Responsibilities
Contact
Melea Nielsen
City Clerk

220 Reed Street
PO BOX 318
Akron, IA  51001

Ph: (712) 568-2041
Fx: (712) 568-2122

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
As a City Council-appointed, record-keeping officer, the City Clerk and staff are responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all City Council documents as prescribed by State law and City Code.

These duties include:
  • Archiving City Council documents, official proceedings, ordinances, and resolutions
  • Maintaining boards and commissions applications and appointments
  • Maintaining City Council meeting and election materials
  • Developing agreements and leases
  • Providing Notary Public services
  • Publicizing of legal notices
  • Recording official documents
  • Accounting functions of the City, including preparation and monitoring of the annual budget
  • Maintaining official records, including all city ordinances, resolutions, policies, and minutes
  • Coordinating personnel services for the City
  • Providing financial information, payroll services, and the administration of all other financial affairs of the City.
  • Administering the position, classification, and pay plan
  • Assisting operating departments in the areas of recruitment, selection placement, and training of employees
  • Representing the City in collective bargaining with employee unions and administering union contracts
  • Maintaining centralized personnel records
  • Administering all benefits
  • Ensuring compliance with state and federal employment related laws and regulations