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City Clerk

The City Clerk attends all meetings of the council and its committees and records official actions, acts as custodian of all legal documents pertaining to the City and prepares and publishes City ordinances, resolutions and notices of public hearings. The clerk's office assists in preparation of the City Council agenda and prepares and distributes committee meeting agendas.

Other responsibilities include tracking and coordinating City Council appointments to their advisory boards, scheduling citizens for appearance before City Council, providing information concerning Council activities, receiving and processing applications for the Civil Service Commission, and providing staff assistance to the board.




Raleigh Municipal Building
222 W. Hargett St., Ste. 207
Raleigh, NC 27601


Mailing Address
P.O. Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602-0590

City Clerk:
Louis Buonpane

Deputy City Clerk:
Bryce A. Dunn

Deputy City Clerk: 
Cassidy R. Pritchard

Deputy City Clerk:
Ralph L. Puccini, III

Assistant City Clerk:
Debbie DaGrosa

Administrative Technician:
Jackie Taylor



Video Gallery: After 50 Years, Raleigh City Clerk Gail Smith has Some Tales to Share

We sat down to chat with Gail Smith in her office in July of 2021. After 50 years in the Clerk's Office, she had lots to share about how things work and what makes her tick.