Municipal clerks draft agendas and bylaws for town or city councils, record minutes of council meetings, answer official correspondence, keep fiscal records and accounts and prepare reports on civic needs. They participate in the administration of municipal elections, such as preparation or distribution of ballots, appointment or training of election officers, or tabulation and certification of results. Municipal clerks also plan and direct the maintenance, filing, safekeeping and computerization of municipal documents.TCC programs that are right for you:Business Management and Accounting Programs
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Municipal clerks work in an office environment and generally work a standard 40-hour work week.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of municipal clerks is expected to grow between 3 and 9 percent between 2010 and 2020, slower than the average for all occupations.
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