The council appoints a clerk of the council who shall serve in such capacity at the pleasure of the council. The clerk shall be official secretary of the council, shall give notice of special or rescheduled council meetings to its members and the public, shall keep the journal of all council proceedings, and shall perform such other duties as are assigned to the position by the charter or by the council. The Council Clerks office is custodian of the City's official records, including ordinances, resolutions, minutes of City Council and processes notices for publication etc.
Under the DIRECT SUPERVISION OF THE CLERK OF COUNCIL, is responsible for doing advance, technical, clerical and management tasks to relieve the Clerk of routine details relating to the operation of the Clerk's Office. Assist Clerk of Council in all customary and statutory duties relating to the Clerk's office, which consist of, but not limited to providing Council Office with sufficient background information to enable it to formulate public policy for the municipality. Also responsible for obtaining pertinent information available on questions or problems that the council or public at large might raise.
The council also appoints an auditor who is responsible solely to the City Council and performs audits of various departments, functions and records of the City of Monroe. The Internal Auditor gathers information and prepares surveys regarding selected activities of other municipalities as directed.
Research Coordinator/Council Aide
The research coordinator/council aide who is responsible solely to the City Council assist the Council members in receiving, investigating and responding to constituent's complaints or requests; assist the Council members in coordinating and planning their district calendars and community meetings; assist the Council members in establishing, maintaining and enhancing neighborhood watch programs within their district; attend various meeting, press conference, briefing and other functions on behalf of the Council members when requested. Collecting information from the Administration and various departments pursuant to request from members of the City Council; conducting research in assigned issued areas pursuant to Council request; preparing staff memorandum clarifying issues presented to the Council; preparing draft resolution and ordinances pursuant to the council request; assist the Council in the preparation of the council budget; and perform other duties as assigned by the City Council Members.