Town of Charlestown, RI
Washington County
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It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk to:
Act as Clerk of the Council and make a permanent record of all Council proceedings.
Certify by his/her signature all actions of the Council.
[Amended 11-5-1996]
Make a permanent record of all Budget Public Hearing/ Financial Referendum procedures.
[Amended 11-2-2010]
Act as Clerk of the Probate Court.
Act as Clerk of the Board of Canvassers.
Act as custodian of the Town Seal and of the official documents and public records of the town.
Direct and supervise the recording of deeds, mortgages, vital statistics and other records and instruments.
Issue licenses and permits as directed by the Council or as provided by state law or town ordinance.
Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Charter, the Council, the Administrator or by ordinance, or in accordance with the provisions of the General and Special Laws the State of Rhode Island pertaining to Town Clerks now or later in effect.
Act as Custodian of Public Records as required by State Law.
[Added 11-2-2010]