The Town Clerk shall be the Clerk to the Town Council, keep all records concerning Council actions and shall exercise those powers and duties conferred by the law and shall perform such duties as may be specified by the Council. The Clerk shall be appointed with regard to merit only, and need not be a resident of the Town when appointed. The Clerk shall hold office at the pleasure of the Town Council and shall receive such compensation as it shall fix by ordinance.
(N.C.S.L. Ch. 2005-117, § 1(3.11))
State law reference(s)—Municipal clerk, G.S. 160A-171.