Village Clerk

The Village Clerk’s Office is a full-time elected position, and Eileen Pulker has been the Clerk for more than the last twelve years. Originally appointed in August of 1999, Ms. Pulker has been re-elected six times.

The Village Clerk directs and coordinates the operations of the Clerk’s Office. The Clerk maintains all official Village records and ordinances, keeps the corporate seal, conducts Village elections, signs warrants and licenses, publishes and records all of the Village ordinances, under the seal of the Village provides certified copies of Village papers and records, has the authority to issue oaths and affirmations, files all signed contracts, processes all insurance additional and renewals, responsible payroll and documents necessary for employment and serves as Secretary to the Village Council. The Clerk provides support to the Treasurer’s Office and Building Department as operational needs demand.

The Village Clerk runs all Village Elections: registers voters, collecting and approving petitions, ordering ballots, nominating election inspectors, processing absentee ballot requests, compiling results and transmitting same to Oakland County where the election is canvassed. The Village Clerk is also responsible within seven (7) days after the meeting and determination of the Council, as provided in the Charter, to notify each person elected or appointed.

The Village Clerk warrants all money drawn from the Treasury and specifies the fund from which it is payable, with the approval of the Council, and only as provided in the annual budget. The Village Clerk also certifies to the Village Treasurer the amount necessary to be raised by general tax for the several funds of the Village, after the Council has approved the annual budget.