City of Galena

City Clerk

Mary Beth Hyde
City Clerk
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The City Clerk has the responsibility of attending all meetings of the City Council and keeping a record of the proceedings in a journal. The Clerk is the official keeper of the City Seal and the records for the City such as ordinances, resolutions, agreements, easements, oaths, deeds, and various other documents. 

The City Clerk handles the revisions and distributions of the Galena City Code as well as issues all Liquor Licenses. The Clerk’s office also performs a variety of other functions and works with the other City departments on a daily basis.

The City Clerk is a part-time elected position and is assisted by Deputy City Clerk, Sue Simmons.

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