51st Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week

Celebrating the 51st Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week

This May 3 through 9, 2020 will be the 51st Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week. Initiated in 1969 by IIMC and2020 Professional Municipal Clerks Week Email Icon endorsed by all of its members throughout the United States, Canada and 15 other countries, the week is a time of celebration and reflection on the importance of the Clerk’s office. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation that officially declared Municipal Clerks Week the first full week of May. In 1994 and 1996, President Bill Clinton also signed proclamations confirming Municipal Clerks Week.

The week will feature a week-long series of activities aimed at increasing Tony Russell with two women Opens in new windowthe public’s awareness of Municipal Clerks and the vital services they provide for local government and the community. In honor of IIMC’s Professional Municipal Clerks Week, IIMC, in conjunction with its Public Relations/Marketing Committee, has produced the email icon on the right for members to use as part of their email signature.

Available on our Media Center is a 2 minute video of the Municipal Clerks Week Event at the San Diego County Airport Authority and IIMC’s five-minute promotional video Partners in Democracy. These are a great promotional ideas!

Promotional Materials
Here are several pieces of information to help you in promoting the event:

  K Owen in wig Opens in new window2020 Professional Municipal Clerks Week Poster (PDF)
  IIMC Press Release promoting the week (PDF)
  Proclamation to complete (PDF)
  Municipality News Release to Complete (PDF)
  Radio Release promoting the week to complete (PDF)
  Mayor and City Manager Notification Request (PDF)
  Event Promotion Fact Sheet (PDF)
  Event Promotion Checklist (PDF)