City Clerk/Human Capital Officer

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Joshua Ross

City Clerk / Human Capital Officer & Economic Development Officer City of Bessemer CityAdministration Department: Development Services Division
132 West Virginia Avenue Bessemer City, North Carolina 28016 704-729-6505

The City Clerk/Human Capital Officer serves as the link between City Council and citizens as well as between the City Manager and city staff.  Every town, City, and County in North Carolina has a City Clerk who serves as the custodian of public records, works to communicate policy to the public, organizes the public’s business, and performs varies task that assist in the operation of local government.  The City Clerk/Human Capital Officer performs many tasks that assist guiding and managing the operation of local government policy and law.

The office of City Clerk/Human Capital Officer for the City of Bessemer City strives to provide clerical, record keeping and administrative functions to the Bessemer City Council and the City Manager.  The office also strives to be a resource for City staff and provided resources for employee excellence.

  • Agenda preparation
  • Custodian of all City records
  • Grants parade permits
  • Grants street closures
  • Manages requests to speak to Council
  • Administers Job Openings and Hiring Processes
  • Manages demonstration permitting
  • Manages noise permitting
  • Manages all human resources functions for all City employees
  • Collects, organizes, and maintains records
  • Records and submits City Council meeting minutes
  • Fulfills public records requests

Interested in speaking at a City Council meeting?  Have a public records request? Contact the Clerks Office at (704) 729-6505.