Heather Smith is the Town Clerk for Knightdale. The Town Clerk is hired by the Town Manager per the statutory requirements of North Carolina General Statute (GS) 160A-171.
The role of the Town Clerk is to prepare and maintain complete and accurate records of the Town Council's meetings, to serve as the official custodian of all permanent records including minutes, contracts, resolutions, ordinances, deed and easements, and various other official records. Per GS 160A-77, the Town Clerk also coordinates the publication of the Knightdale Code of Ordinances, responds to public records requests, and serves as a Notary Public for Town citizens.
The Knightdale Code of Ordinances is updated as necessary and each supplement contains newly enacted local, legislation. Recently adopted ordinances enacted before a supplement is published can be viewed online within one week of adoption on the homepage of Knightdale's American Legal website.