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Office of the City Clerk

Appointed by City Council, the City Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining all official actions, meetings and records of the City Council.  The City Clerk’s Office, while providing administrative support for the Mayor and City Council members, also performs a wide variety of services to encourage and document resident interaction with their local government including:
•   Publicizing vacancies and processing applications for Council
    appointed boards, committees and commissions
•   Providing notice for meetings according to the N.C. Open  
    Meetings law
•   Archiving permanent records
•   Executing contracts and other documents
•   Issuing cemetery deeds, going-out-of-business licenses
•   Coordinating the codification of Durham City Code
•   Certifying documents for admissibility in court cases

By providing professional management of City records that is accountable, efficient and transparent, the City Clerk’s Office helps support the Durham Strategic Plan goal to ensure that Durham is a well-managed city.

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City Clerk
D. Ann Gray, MMC, NCCMC

Mailing Address
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701

(919) 560-4166

(919) 560-4809

(919) 560-4835

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