The City Clerk, an appointed position, serves as a link between the public and its officials. Newcastle's City Clerk, Sara McMillon, facilitates citizen engagement and involvement through public communications, the organization of meetings, and by providing public records. She is the city's public records and public information officer.

Many City Clerk duties are established by law. Before and after the City Council takes action, Ms. McMillon assists in ensuring actions are in compliance with state and local regulations and that all actions are properly executed, recorded and archived. As a part of the legislative process, she assists in preparing the Council's planning calendar, agendas and other meeting materials, verifies legal notices have been posted or published, completes arrangements to ensure effective meetings, and assists in meeting conduct. After meetings, Ms. McMillon indexes, publishes and codifies legislation and prepares meeting minutes. As a records manager, she oversees the preservation and protection of the public record.

Ms. McMillon also performs a variety of administrative tasks in support of the City Manager in carrying out the Council's policy directives. She works with staff in improving or developing processes and procedures for efficient operations. Newcastle's City Clerk is committed to the highest degree of efficiency and transparency in the conduct of local government.

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Sara McMillon
City Clerk
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12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200 
Newcastle, WA 98056   

T  425.649.4444
F  425.649.4363

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