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Town Clerk
The Town Clerk provides the professional link between the citizens, the businesses, the local governing bodies, and agencies of government at other levels. We serve as the information center on functions of local government and community by providing neutrality and impartiality, rendering equal service to all.

Meeting minutes of all meetings of Council as well as approved ordinances and resolutions are maintained by the Town Clerk. All of these records are public records and open to inspection.


  • Administer Business License Program
  • Administer Local Tax Programs (Admissions, Cigarette Stamp, Lodging and Meals)
  • Coordinate Council Appointments to Authorities, Boards and Commissions (ABCs)
  • Coordinate Events and Daily Activities for Town Council Members
  • Coordinate Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
  • Custodian for Fairview Cemetery Records
  • Custodian of the Town Seal
  • Maintain Official Records of the Town (Agendas, Contracts, Minutes, Ordinances and Resolutions)
  • Prepare Minutes
  • Prepare Official Correspondence, Letters and Proclamations
  • Prepare Town Council Agendas
  • Provide Notice of Council Meetings

Terms & Definitions
- The agenda is a printed list of legislative issues that the Town of Culpeper Town Council considers at its regular meeting.
Motion - A motion is the verbal means of a Council Member taking action on an issue. A motion must be seconded, voted upon, and approved by a majority of the Town Council to accomplish the action desired.
- An ordinance becomes the local law of the Town of Culpeper if adopted by the Town Council and is included in the Town Code.
QuorumFive members of the Town Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
ResolutionA resolution is a method of expressing the opinion or policy of the Town Council about matters of administration. Resolutions are less formal than ordinances.

The Town of Culpeper will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services to support effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities to ensure equitable access for participation in the Town of Culpeper's programs, services, and activities, including, but not limited to, qualified sign language interpreters, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to our community. If you need special assistance for persons with disabilities, contact the Town Clerk as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the meeting, at 400 South Main Street, Suite 105 / Phone: (540) 829-8240 / Fax: (540) 829-8249 / Email: