Office of the City Clerk

City Clerk:  Karen Jordan

Appointed by the Mayor and Council, the City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City. Duties include recording and maintaining the Council’s official actions in the minutes, coordinating and distributing the agendas, maintaining contracts, ordinances, resolutions and agreements for the City, attesting signatures of the Mayor and Council, and keeping the City Seal. The City Clerk oversees the adoptions and publishing of the Code of Ordinances and helps to ensure that all open record requests are in accordance to the Open Records Act.


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About the City Clerk…

Ball Ground’s City Clerk is Karen L. Jordan. The City of Ball Ground hired Mrs. Jordan July 1, 1985. In 1993 she earned her Certified Municipal Clerk designation.

Mrs. Jordan is a member of the Georgia Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. In 2006 Karen was selected by her peers as the “State of Georgia Clerk of the Year”.   Jordan is also a member of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce and a graduate of Leadership Cherokee.

The City Clerk is appointed by the Mayor and Council and serves as the official record keeper for the City. The City clerk also is the custodian of the official city seal. Other duties are but not limited to recording and maintaining the Council’s official actions in the minutes, coordinating and distributing the agendas, maintaining contracts, ordinances, resolutions and agreements for the City, attesting signatures of the Mayor and Council.

The City Clerk oversees the adoptions and publishing of the Code of Ordinances and helps to ensure that all open record requests are in accordance to the Open Records Act. The City Clerk also serves as the Superintendent of Elections for all City Elections.

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