City Clerk

Office of the City Clerk
The Office of the City Clerk directs the administrative functions of the City Council as set forth in the City Charter and the State and City Code. The City of Newport News has a City Council / City Manager form of government, with the City Clerk being one of three full-time appointed positions – the other two being the City Manager and the City Attorney.

The City Clerk is entrusted with maintaining, processing, and recording all proceedings and other records of the City Council and the city to include minutes, contracts, deeds, grants, ordinances and resolutions.

Meet the Staff
The City of Newport News Clerk's Office is staffed by the City Clerk, a Chief Deputy City Clerk, and two Deputy City Clerks. If you're interested in learning more about the City Clerk's Office, you can read about our duties and responsibilities.