Colorado Springs has a new City Clerk. Mayor Steve Bach administered the oath of office for Sarah Ball Johnson on Friday, June 1, and then welcomed her to the City. Sarah comes to Colorado Springs from Kentucky.
Sarah Ball Johnson brings18 years of elections experience with state government. She was selected after a comprehensive two-month recruitment and interview process with over 97 applicants.
“We are excited to have Sarah join our team. She has an excellent background in government elections as well as superior credentials, I have great confidence in what Sarah will do for our city,” said Mayor Steve Bach.
The City Clerk is the official record keeper and custodian of the Corporate Seal of the City. The City Clerk’s Office also records all ordinances, agreements and other legal matters; publishes all ordinances and notices as required by law; attests all resolutions, ordinances, agreements, contracts and other legal documents of the City; prepares the City Council agendas and minutes; prepares the Liquor and Beer Licensing Board agendas and minutes; and conducts Municipal Elections.
The brief ceremony, held in the City Administration Building, was attended by City Council President Scott Hente and several City staff members, including Chief of Staff Laura Neumann and Chief of Economic Vitality Steve Cox. Sarah’s proud husband and parents were also there, having driven all the way from Kentucky to attend the swearing in ceremony.