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City Clerk

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City Clerk
Lee Barnett, City Clerk

The position of City Clerk and Tax Collector is an appointive position in the City of Amory. The City Clerk serves as the Financial Officer and must work closely with all other elected officials of the City and with various department superintendents. Amory’s City Clerk also serves as City Tax Collector and, along with the office staff, is responsible for many of the functions of Amory’s government. Some of these functions are:

  • The collection of ad valorem taxes for properties within the City of Amory and properties within the Amory Municipal Separate School District
  • Business privilege licenses
  • Custodian of the official seal & custodian of all official
    records of the City
  • Official City election coordinator
  • Electrician and plumbers licenses and bonds
  • Voter registration
  • Recording and maintenance of all municipal minutes in which any and all proceedings and orders, ordinances, and judgments of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen are recorded
  • Responsible for maintaining and retention of permanent records in accordance with the State Public Records Act
  • Assisting the Mayor and Board in preparation of the City’s budget and tax levy (millage rate)
  • Publishing, updating, distributing, and recording all ordinances adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen
  • Processing and payment of bills for various City departments
  • Processing and payment of payroll for all City departments
  • Management of personnel records and related events and documents
  • Balancing of bank statements, and preparation of financial documentation
  • Oversees all bid preperations and purchasing for all City Departments
  • Officiates all bid openings associated with City work
  • Oversees the daily deposits of the City and the issuance of business licenses

Contact the City Clerk

Lee Barnett
leebarnett@cityofamoryms.com
662-256-5721
662-256-4548
Fax: 662-256-6337

P.O. Drawer 457, Amory, MS
109 South Front Street, Amory, MS
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

We observe all governmental holidays.

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