Rincon Town Council observes Professional Town Clerks Week

RINCON — The Rincon City Council honored city clerks from the United States, Canada and 15 other countries by issuing a proclamation for Professional City Clerks’ Week (May 1-7).

Adopted unanimously on May 5, the proclamation thanks all municipal clerks and deputies for their service to their communities. Specifically, the proclamation cites that the Registrar “serves as a professional link between citizens, local governing bodies and government agencies at other levels.”

The proclamation also honors municipal and deputy clerks for “continually striving to improve the administration of their office by participating in educational programs, seminars, workshops and annual meetings of their state, provincial professional organizations. , county and international”.

Mayor Ken Lee presented the proclamation to City Clerk Dulcia King at the Rincon City Council meeting on Monday.

“The Georgia Municipal Association annually recognizes our municipal clerks,” Lee said. “It’s an essential job in every town and they have a lot of responsibility, a lot of duty. We’re lucky to have a really good clerk here in the town of Rincon.

King has served as Rincon City Clerk since 2015 and recently received the prestigious Certified Public Manager designation from the University of Georgia.

“Dulcia does a lot for us,” Lee said. “She is very popular every week, not just (Professional City Clerks Week). »

Professional City Clerks Week was started in 1969 by the International Institute of City Clerks. It was approved by all its members.

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation officially declaring City Clerks’ Week the first full week of May. In 1994 and 1996, President Bill Clinton also signed proclamations confirming City Clerks’ Week.

Melissa C. Keyes