Waynedale Political Commentaries


Angie DavisANGIE DAVIS – Candidate for City Clerk

Often time’s people ask, “What is the role of the City Clerk?”

The City Clerk performs many duties within the City, but her primary responsibility is to oversee the process and procedures of our Common Council; on behalf of the citizens who’ve elected her.

During the past thirty years, Deputy-Clerk, Angie Davis has worked in the Clerk’s Office.

Ensuring the integrity, reliability, and transparency of this important office. Each week Angie has helped keep accurate record of the City’s legislative proceedings.
Other duties of the Clerk are as follows:

-Preserves the legislative body’s records of her office;
-Keeps an accurate record of the legislative body’s proceedings;
-Prepares agenda for City Council;
-Has the proceedings videotaped in both committee & regular session;
-Clerk’s Office serves as document and information resource to Council, City Departments and Citizens;
-Acts as liaison with city department heads, outside agencies, other branches of government and the general public on behalf of council;
-Administers oaths of office when necessary;
-Responsible for the publication, updating and distribution of the Fort Wayne Code of Ordinances;
-Keeper of the City Seal;
-The clerk is the Administrator of the Violations Bureau;
-Collects all fees, fines and penalties accruing to the city in the enforcement of Ordinances;
-The Clerk may also solemnize marriages;
-Performs other duties prescribed by law;

The Clerk’s Office works closely with the Administrations and Angie has worked under 6 (six) different Administrations with her tenure in the Clerk’s Office.

Angie has worked diligently to maintain the qualifications necessary to serve as City Clerk. She has the Experience, Knowledge and Dedication. She has the Fiscal and Administrative Accountability.

She is also dedicated to continue moving the Clerk’s Office forward with technology.

Experience matters, especially when running an office as important as the City Clerk; and Angie has that proven experience to continue effective leadership.

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Angie Davis

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