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Amanda FosterAmanda J. Foster
Amanda J. Foster was appointed Des Peres City Clerk in September 2013.

Background
  • Masters Degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2013)
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2011)
  • Chancellor's Certificate in the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning from University of Missouri - St. Louis (2014) 

Memberships
  • Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association    
  • International Institute of Municipal Clerks

Responsibilities and Services
  • Administers Oath of Office
  • Administers and maintains business, liquor, and vending licenses
  • Administers and maintains outside sale/display and solicitors permits
  • Assists City Administrator as Purchasing Agent and coordinates bids and bid process for City
  • Attends all meetings of the Board of Aldermen
  • Certifies copies of documents for Municipal Court and other City Departments and is a Notary Public
  • Posts Public Notices as required by law
  • Prepares all Board of Aldermen Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Summaries including drafting resolutions, basic ordinances and preparing proclamations   
  • Provides administrative support to the Mayor, Board of Aldermen and City Administration
  • Records requests pursuant to the Missouri Sunshine Law
  • Responsible for Voter Registration and Registration of Candidates for elective office with the City
  • Serves as Deputy Election Authority, coordinating with Board of Election Commissioners
  • Serves as Custodian of official records and official seal of the city, including: ordinances, resolutions, minutes and contracts consistent with state law and or regulations of the Secretary of State’s Office
  • Serves as a goodwill ambassador, coordinating tours for school groups and similar organizations
  • Testifies in Court as needed to authenticate city records

Amanda J. Foster
City Clerk
Email

12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO  63131

Ph: 314.835.6111
Fx: 314.835.6101

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.