NOTE: In light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), causing the City of Branson City Hall being closed, a reduction of city staff and employees working remotely, records requests may be delayed due to the inability to access records. Please be assured every request will be handled in a timely manner as circumstances allow.
The City Clerk’s office serves the citizens of Branson by maintaining and housing the records of the City while preserving the transparency of the City’s governmental processes. The City Clerk is responsible for compiling information to be presented to the Board of Aldermen at its meetings, attending and digitally recording those meetings, and preparing the minutes documenting the Board’s actions. The office also archives all official records of the City including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, titles, liens, bids and other vital documents along with coordinating the Branson Municipal Codebook. The City Clerk oversees the filing of candidates for municipal elections and prepares legal notices for those elections. The Department is responsible for verifying the City is compliant with local, state and federal requirements, manages City contracts and is the central repository for City documents. The Office oversees the records and filings for the Quasi-Governmental Bodies of the City such as the Industrial Development Authority, Transportation Development Districts and Community Improvement Districts. The City Clerk is the Custodian of Records and is the department to contact for Requests for Records.
The City Clerk’s office serves multiple functions that include housing the offices of the Municipal Court.
Request for Records
Archiving of city records is handled by the City Clerk’s office and requests for records are processed through this office. A request is made by simply filling out a request for records form and mailing or delivering it to the City Clerk’s office. In order to assure the fulfilling of your request, please use this form. The office will respond within three business days or less and minimal charges may apply.
The City Clerk’s office has a notary public available during normal business hours. (M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM)
Taney County residents can register to vote at the City Clerk’s office.