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town clerk

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) the official who keeps the records of a town

town′ clerk′


n.
a town official who keeps records and issues licenses.
[1300–50]
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Noun1.town clerk - the official who keeps a town's recordstown clerk - the official who keeps a town's records
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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Swaffer's younger daughter is married to Willcox, a solicitor and the Town Clerk of Cole- brook.
Experienced, knowledgeable concerning town meeting, election law, records, and procedures about meetings, she is superbly qualified to be town clerk.
Town clerk Sharon Groth contacted the PM but was referred back to local police.
The 12-month contract was inked among the Town Clerk, Daniel Christopher Kawesi and the country Manager of China Hunan International Cooperation Group Co.
The governor also chose Max Yousif Kalfalo as the Kapeota south town clerk with Alphonse Erenge as his deputy.
A war hero and former town clerk and chief executive of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has passed away.
LICHFIELD'S town clerk, Peter Young, is celebrating 25 years' service as clerk to the City Council.
One of these is recently retired town clerk Geoff Pollitt.
Hugh Caldwell, who was Redcar town clerk for many years, is shown centre.
Others, like Ruth Sheldon, town clerk in Oswego County, have resigned.
To obtain the license application, visit the Norwalk Town Clerk website (http://www.
IN his role as Merthyr Tydfil town clerk at the time, Selwyn Jones' response to the Aberfan disaster has been described as "pivotal".