The City Clerk/Treasurer is an elected official, who like the Mayor and Council, works for the citizens. The elected position is combined to fulfill both duties required by the State of Arkansas for a first class municipality.
The Clerk/Treasurer's office is a great source of information for the public, city staff, government agencies, and elected officials. The Clerk is the legal custodian of the city's official records and city seal. These records include but are not limited to: ordinances, resolutions, council agendas, meeting minutes, contracts, agreements, deeds, etc. The Treasurer is responsible for all disbursements of city funds including payroll. The City Clerk/Treasurer is responsible for administering the financial operations of the city and provides the council with monthly financial reports and Budget Comparisons.
The Clerk records the proceedings of the meetings and keeps those records in an electronic archive. All City ordinances and resolutions are signed by the mayor and attested and sealed by the clerk. It is the duty of the Clerk to codify and publicize all ordinances adopted by the City Council. It is the duty of the City Clerk/Treasurer to receive, file, and retain the Financial Disclosure Statements from appointed municipal commissioners and elected officials, including the mayor, aldermen, clerk, treasurer and city attorney. The term of office is for four years.
Barbara Blackard, CMC, CAMC, MMC
Deputy City Clerk
Office Hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
205 Walnut Street
Clarksville, AR 72830