425 S. Lexington Avenue, Suite 204 Burlington, NC 27215
PO Box 1358 Burlington, NC 27216-1358
Beverly Smith, CMC, NCMC
The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City Seal, minute books, ordinance and resolution books, contracts, the City of Burlington Code of Ordinances and other official records.
The City Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining official actions, meetings and records of the City Council. The City Clerk also serves as a liaison between the citizens and elected officials.
The City Clerk, while providing administrative support to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council members, also performs a wide variety of services to encourage and document citizen interaction with their local government including:
Providing notice for meetings according to the N.C. Open Meetings Law
Archiving and preservation of permanent records
Attesting contracts and other documents
Handling inquiries and researching requests from citizens and other municipal departments
Additional duties of the Office of the City Clerk include:
Administering Oaths of Office
Serve as a notary public for the City
Respond to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, and state and federal legislative offices
Our Mission: “The City of Burlington is dedicated to providing high quality municipal services within our diverse community in a friendly, professional and efficient manner in order to promote the safety, health, and quality of life of residents and employees.”