The Municipal Clerk serves as liaison between the Mayor and Town Council and their constituents. The Municipal Clerk is also custodian of the Town's legislative records and historical documents; liaison to all Boards and Commissions and the Town Election process. The Municipal Clerk and the Assistant Municipal Clerk are responsible to attend all official Town meetings to record the proceedings and to file minutes, ordinances, resolutions, annexations, proclamations, petitions, and other legal documents.
The Municipal Clerk Office complies with State Law Section 5-7-220 whereas the Municipal Clerk is appointed by the Mayor and Council and shall give notice of Council meetings to its members and the public. Records Management retention is set by the SC History and Archives Department. Freedom of Information requests are handled by the Municipal Clerk in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) which provides the public the right to request access to records. Town Elections are coordinated between the Municipal Clerk's Office and Lexington County's Voters Registration Office.