Town Clerk

Jessica S. Bargsley was hired in February 2008 as Deputy Town Clerk, and in July 2009, Jessica was appointed as Town Clerk. In October of 2012, Jessica received her Municipal Clerk Certification from the International Institute of Municipal Government. In addition to this certification, Jessica was also awarded certification by the State of North Carolina on August 16, 2013. 

Town Clerk Duties:
  • Record and edit the minutes of meetings
  • Plan and direct the maintenance, filing, safekeeping, and computerization of all municipal documents
  • Issue public notification of all official activities and meetings
  • Maintain and update documents such as municipal codes and city charters
  • Prepare meeting agendas and packets of related information
  • Prepare ordinances, resolutions, and proclamations so that they can be executed and recorded
  • Respond to public records requests
  • Represent municipalities at community events, and serve as liaisons on community committees
  • Serve as a notary of the public
  • Develop and conduct orientation programs for candidates for political office