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City Clerk

City Clerk

We accept, file, record, and maintain all municipal records for Boston. For the public, we sell various licenses and permits and can notarize and attest to documents.

The City Clerk publishes the agenda for all City Council meetings, records all Council and related Mayoral actions, and edits and compiles the minutes of Council meetings. The Department also maintains the City Council document system database and publishes all ordinances and amended codes on a yearly basis. The City Clerk is also responsible for overseeing the work of the Archives Commission.

You must complete any public business transactions before the cashier closes at 4:30 p.m.

Maureen Feeney
Maureen Feeney

Maureen has been the City Clerk for the City of Boston since 2012. From 1994 to 2011, she served on the Boston City Council, representing the neighborhood of Dorchester.

City Clerk
1 City Hall Square
Room 601
Boston, MA 02201-2014
United States
Office hours
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cashier Hours

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

City Council meetings

City Council meetings
Background information

The City Clerk's Office maintains public records, including all information related to the City Council. Learn more about posting notices for public meetings and hearings.

Please keep in mind:
  • The City Council meets every Wednesday at 12 p.m. You can obtain agendas for City Council Meetings online, or through the Office of the City Clerk after 4 p.m. before the meeting.
  • You can find the minutes of the City Council meetings online or through the Office of the City Clerk after 4 p.m. on the Friday after the meeting.
  • The City keeps Records of Legislation in our office.
  • We have a glossary of terms and phrases used in City Council agendas, meetings, and minutes.

Meetings and hearings

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Oct 25

KIPP Academy Lynn & Boston

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Oct 25

Boston Licensing Board

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Oct 25

Boston City Council's Committe on Planning and Development (Linehan)

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Oct 25

Plastic Bag Ordinance Task Force

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