City Clerk

The City Clerk is one of four statutory officers under Nebraska law and performs many administrative functions related to managing official records of the City of Hastings. The Clerk is appointed by the Mayor, with consent of a majority of the Council.

The Clerk performs such duties as may be imposed by the general law, City Code or other ordinance, including the following:

  • Attend meetings of the City Council and record all proceedings
  • Maintain official documents and city records, both historical and current
  • Issue licenses and permits (liquor, tobacco, pawnbroker)
  • Provide support to the Mayor, City Council and City Administration
  • Administer oaths to public servants

The goal of the City Clerk’s Office is to serve our community with integrity, respectfulness, and dependability.