The Municipal Clerk is the liaison between the Mayor and Town Council and their constituents. The Municipal Clerk is also the custodian of the Town's legislative records and historical documents and liaison to all Boards and Commissions and the Town Election process. The Municipal Clerk and the Assistant Municipal Clerk are responsible for attending all official Town meetings to record the proceedings and 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 Mayor and Council appoint the Municipal Clerk and shall notify its members and the public of Council meetings. The SC History and Archives Department sets Records Management retention. The Municipal Clerk handles Freedom of Information requests following 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.