The City Clerk is responsible for the following:
  • Maintaining and codifying the Kearney City Code.
  • Provide the public with complete and timely information, fulfill assigned duties, and meet the demands of the growing City in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • Preparation and distribution of City Council agenda and minutes.
  • Maintaining accurate records and history of City Council actions.
  • Providing safekeeping and storage of the City's official records and archives which include minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, liquor licenses, tobacco licenses, auctioneer's licenses, deeds and easements.
  • Oaths of Office.
  • Overseeing bid opening and Requests for Proposals.
  • Publishing and posting of all legal notices.
  • Responding to public inquiries and Request for Open Public Records (PDF).
  • Oversees the issuance of licenses and permits (liquor, tobacco, pawnbrokers, auctioneers, special event permit)