Government

City of New Melle City Clerk Position

The City of New Melle is seeking a part-time City Clerk. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Must be able to work 2-3 nights per month for Planning and Zoning and Board of Aldermen Meetings and work sessions.

Position will be available for start immediately. This is a one-person office with all services contracted with others. Knowledge of municipal government operations desired. Duties include:

  •  Attend regular and special Board of Aldermen, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustment meetings. Takes minutes and prepares for permanent record and distribution. Prepares minutes for all meetings.

  •  Court Reporter will be needed for Board of Adjustment meetings.

  •  Obtains, prepares, and distributes all documents for all meetings to staff and media.

  •  Prepares routine ordinances.

  •  Quick Books – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Quarterly Tax Reports, Etc. Reconciles bank statements and prepares deposits.

  •  Prepares monthly financial statements and quarterly reports in cooperation with the City’s CPA and prepares and coordinates all documents for yearly audit.

  •  Prepares RFQs and RFPs for bidding purposes.

  •  Acts as the City’s Purchasing Agent.

  •  Responds to all Sunshine Law Requests in accordance with State Law.

  •  Accepts zoning applications and fees, then submits to City Engineer, St. Charles County Building Department, and to appropriate Boards and Commissions.

  •  Prepares and collects fees for Business and Liquor Licenses.

  •  Advertises for bids, prepares legal ads and notices as required by law.

  •  Accepts bids and maintains records for all City projects.

  •  Attends conferences and training related to the position of City Clerk in preparation for obtaining State Certifications through MoCCFOA and/or IIMC.

  •  Signs, certifies, and seals documents when required (Notary Public desired).

  •  Participates in community events and attends New Melle Chamber of Commerce Meetings, when possible.

  •  Acts as receptionist and secretary to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, responding to issues relating to citizens, as requested.

  •  Distributes and prepares documents for municipal elections.

  •  Prepares documents for property sales tax.

  •  Maintains City’s website in conjunction with website provider.

Hourly salary DOQ, no benefits, and current City Clerk will provide training, as necessary. Submit resume to City Clerk Savanna Burton, PO Box 114, New Melle, MO 63365 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For questions, contact Savanna via email or phone at 636-828-4807