WHAT’s New In the City Clerks Department:
We’re pleased and very excited to share the news that Ellsworth AFB has been selected as the home to the B-21 Formal Training Unit and will be the first base to receive an operational squadron of B-21 Raider bombers. This is huge for Box Elder, western SD and the state.
The City Clerk is the steward and protector of the democratic processes, such as elections, access to official records, and compliance with federal, state, and local statutes. The department supports the City Council in its goals of innovation, transparency, and fairness while promoting community participation and awareness. The City Clerk is responsible for facilitating the business proceedings of the City Council and Elections while fulfilling the legal requirements as outlined in the City Codes and State law.
City Clerk Jermery Washington is a caretaker of government, maintaining all official records of the city’s governing boards and bodies, supervising their regular and special elections, and supporting the daily operations of the offices of City Administrator and our many elected officials. As the custodian of public records, Jermery also has daily responsibility for the city’s transparency and accountability to citizens through the publication, retention, and dissemination of public records. Jermery is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology with an emphasis in management information systems.