Archives and Records Management / RETENTION

Duties and Responsibilities

The City Clerk is responsible for:

  • Maintaining and administering updates of supplements and codifications of Code of Ordinances
  • Serving as custodian of City Council records and certifies copies of such records
  • Storing, retrieving and preserving City Council records as required under the South Carolina Department of Archives and History General Records Retention Schedule
  • Ensuring records are available for public inspection as required under the S.C. Freedom of Information Act

Custodian of City Records

The City Clerk serves as liaison between City Council and its constituents. The City Clerk is the custodian of City Council’s legislative history and other official records of the City including the:

  • Annexations
  • City Charter
  • City Code
  • City Seal
  • Council District
  • Minutes
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions
  • Zoning maps