City Clerk


The mission of the City Clerk's office is to provide the citizens of Festus with services essential for growth, development and enhancement of their quality of life.

Responsibilities & Services

  • Administering Oath of Office
  • Administers and maintains business, liquor and contractor licenses
  • Certifies copies of documents and is a Notary Public
  • Posts public notices as required by law
  • Prepares City Council meeting agendas, minutes, ordinances, etc.
  • Processes requests pursuant to the Missouri Sunshine Law
  • Provides administrative support to the Mayor, City Council and Staff
  • Records meetings of the City Council
  • Responsible for Voter Registration and Registration of Candidates for elective office with the City
  • Serves as Custodian of official records and official seal of the City
  • Serves as goodwill ambassador, coordinating tours for school groups and similar organizations


  • International Institute of City Clerks
  • Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association
  • National Notary Association