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Clerk of the Commission

The Office of the Commission Clerk is responsible for maintaining official records of the Commission (Wayne County Home Rule Charter Section 3.115(10)). The clerk is directly responsible for coordinating, recording and reporting the actions and activities of the Wayne County Commission.

The Office of the Commission Clerk also is responsible for the preparation of notices, agendas and minutes of all of the Commission's full meetings, committees, special committees and task forces.

The Office of the Commission Clerk records extend from 1898 to the present. To a limited degree, the office has the records of the Board of Auditors that were replaced by the Wayne County Charter, effective January 1, 1983, to the county executive form of government.

The Wayne County commission clerk is not the elected Wayne County clerk.

All requests for services - such as administration of elections, marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, notary public, concealed weapons permits and assumed names for businesses - are provided by and should be obtained from the Wayne County Clerk's Office.