Administration & Finance

Clarence City Hall, 411 Lombard St, PO Box 418, Clarence, IA 52216

City Clerk / Finance Officer: Joseph Williams

The office of the City Clerk handles many tasks relating to the day to day operations of the City including:

  • Processing utility billing, notices, mailings, etc.
  • Issuing licenses and permits
  • Preparing documents for consideration by the Mayor and City Council and the official processing and recording of subsequent City Council actions
  • Maintaining the official records of the City of Clarence, including Council proceedings
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable processing
  • Daily reconciliations of utility accounts and bank accounts
  • Annual financial examination preparation
  • Annual preparation of the budget
  • Payroll processing, HR, and benefits administration
  • Website development and updating
  • Maintaining City social media
  • Cemetery record maintenance
  • Answering all questions for residents and businesses