The Clerk to Council records and transcribes minutes of council meetings; processes ordinances, resolutions and proclamations; is the custodian of the County seal; maintains minute books and County Code of Ordinances; attests and certifies official documents on behalf of the County; prepares advertisements of public hearings, meetings and legal notices; and performs all duties as required by State Code and local ordinances.
South Carolina Clerks to Council Code of Ethics
To maintain the professionalism and integrity of the Clerk to Council office by supporting local government practices and sustaining professional growth for the benefit of the public whom we serve. I do hereby affirm that the following ethics shall govern my conduct as Clerk to Council:
To uphold County Government and protect the laws that have been established;
To conduct the affairs of my office in a manner that reflects honor and public trust;
To the best of my ability record and preserve what is true and accurate;
To protect documents and artifacts which have been entrusted to me;
To maintain the role of neutral servant as I serve the elected body and the public.
These ethics, I as the Clerk to Council, do pledge.