Office of City Clerk

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The City Clerk of St. James is Sarah Wheeler. The City Clerk is the designated custodian of all city documents, records minutes of City Council meetings, oversees city elections and ballot issues, executes city contracts, certifies official documents, issues business licenses, pays city invoices, calculates and prints city payroll, and is the contact person for city departments, building rentals such as the Community Hall and the Train Depot, and many other points of contact.


Business License Information


The Municipal Center includes a public hearing room located in the basement where Council Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. unless the second Monday is a holiday then Council will meet the second Tuesday after the second Monday. Agendas and proposed ordinances for the Council Meetings are posted on the Public Notice Board in the lobby of the Municipal Center on Fridays before each meeting.


To reach the City Clerk's Office, call (573) 265-7013, ext. 120 Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (Central Time); FAX (573) 265-5585, or E-Mail address