The Legislative Assistant serves as the custodian of public records, ordinances, resolutions, minutes of the Council meetings. The office is responsible for the preparation of all Council agendas, minutes and official notices. The Legislative Assistant ensures that the decisions of the legislative body are properly recorded by keeping records and maintaining archives for posterity. The Legislative Assistant publishes all ordinances and notices as required by law. The Legislative Assistant, as custodian of the City seal, attests all resolutions, ordinances, agreements, contracts and other legal documents of the City.
The Legislative Assistant works with the Mayor and IT Department to stream “live” video of the monthly Council meetings as well as all ad-hoc meetings of the Council. The use of the ‘Granicus’ system further improves not only the technology of the City, but provides more transparency in City Government.
The Legislative Assistant will continue to update and improve the office to better serve the City Council and taxpayers of the City of Danbury.