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town clerk

1. (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city
2. (in the US) the official who keeps the records of a town
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He explained that the state parliament had therefore adopted a resolution for the dismissal of the officials of the CID and town clerk with effect from Thursday midnight.
Prominent businessman and former mayor John Reddy joined Merthyr council in 1960, when Mr Jones was serving as deputy town clerk.
This reminded me that before local government was reorganised in Liverpool, we had a town clerk, who on formal occasions accompanied the Lord Mayor in wig and gown.
The uncertainty leaves city and town clerks, who are charged with issuing marriage licenses, in a quandary.
Town clerk Gurdip Padden said it was hard work preparing to meet the government's quality tests.
He was a loser in love four years ago after gallantly putting up in his own home former town clerk Robin Munday when his wife had run off with a local dog-catcher.
The town clerk should be a leader and manager, not a processor,'' he said, proposing to keep Ms.
A NORTH Wales town clerk has been elected vice chairman of the Society for Local Council Clerks (SLCC) .
LORD Ted Rowlands has led the tributes to former Merthyr Tydfil town clerk Selwyn Jones.
AN ASSISTANT town clerk saw her letter of complaint against a colleague shredded during a mediation meeting, a tribunal heard.
People can ask about what the new authority has been up to and put questions to the mayor and town clerk.
50 Years Ago The Town Clerk of Coventry, Mr Charles Barratt, has, through the Society of Town Clerks, given notice to the Ministry of Labour that a 'trade dispute' exists between himself and Coventry City Council, following the council's refusal to implement a recommendation of the Joint Negotiating Committee for Town Clerks and District Council Clerks providing for an increase in his salary.