The Clerk of the Board is a County officer as described in Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) § 11-401 (A). Pursuant to A.R.S. § 11-241, the Clerk of the Board is appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
The Clerk of the Board’s Department maintains and provides the legislative history of the Board of Supervisors; coordinates, prepares and posts meeting agendas; records the proceedings of Board meetings and prepares the minutes; accepts claims and litigation served on Gila County; approves and manages licenses for cable operators; processes applications and manages utility franchises; fulfills requests for public records; maintains the Board of Supervisors Policy Manual; maintains membership for boards, commissions and committees that are under the purview of the Board of Supervisors; prepares various liquor licenses, bingo and fireworks permit applications; develops countywide policies, procedures and resolutions; assists County departments and elected offices with writing resolutions, ordinances and Board meeting agenda staff reports; and performs all other duties as required by law, rule or order of the Board of Supervisors.
Serves as Ex-Officio Clerk for the County Board of Deposit, Board of Equalization, Flood Control District, Library District, and all County improvement districts of which the Board of Supervisors acts as the Board of Directors.