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    Clerk of Council

    Valeria P. Chambers, MMC
    Clerk of City Council

    Kyna Thomas, MBA, CMC
    Deputy Clerk of Council
    FOIA Officer
    2018 VMCA Clerk of the Year
    VMCA 2nd Vice President 2018-2019
    Immediate Past VMCA Region V Director 


    JUNE 2018 VMCA Newsletter
    FEBRUARY 2018 VMCA Newsletter
    OCTOBER 2017 VMCA Newsletter
    JUNE 2017 VMCA Newsletter

    The City Clerk is responsible for recording the proceedings and preserving the records of City Council, notifying the public of City Council meeting dates and actions, and coordinating meetings and activities for City Council.  The City Clerk is one of three positions appointed by City Council - the other two being the City Manager and City Attorney.  The Clerk appoints a Deputy Clerk to assist in the day to day operation of the Clerk's Office.

    The City Clerk is also responsible for:

    • preparation of an agenda for every City Council meeting,
    • providing supplements to the City Code,
    • affixing the official Seal of the City to all official documents, and
    • ensuring that all official records, including minutes, ordinances and resolutions, are available for public inspection. 

    The City Clerk maintains a listing of all City Council appointments to its Boards and Commissions.
    The City Clerk also manages proclamation requests approved by the Mayor. (Proclamation Request Guidelines)

    900 Church Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Telephone: (434) 455-3990
    Fax: (434) 847-1536
    VMCA       IIMC The Clerk and Deputy Clerk are members of the 
    Virginia Municipal Clerks Association , the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, and the Virginia Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators and have the opportunity to pursue certification.

    Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and

    Conflict of Interests Act (COIA) Forms:

    Guides for completing disclosure forms can be found at:

    Filing Extensions for Local Officers & State Officials

    2018 Statement of Economic Interests (Guide)

    2018 Disclosure of Real Estate Holdings (Guide)

    2018 Financial Disclosure Statement (Guide)

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