City Clerk

Kerry Patek, CMC/MRCC
Notary Public
PHONE:  636-937-4694 Ext. 302

The mission of the City Clerk's office is to provide the citizens of Festus with services essential for growth, development and enhancement of their quality of life.

Responsibilities and Services:

  • Administering Oath of Office
  • Administers and maintains business, liquor and contractor licenses
  • Records meetings of the City Council
  • Certifies copies of documents and is a Notary Public
  • Posts public notices as required by law
  • Prepares City Council meeting agendas, minutes, ordinances, etc.
  • Provides administrative support to the Mayor, City Council and Staff
  • Processes requests pursuant to the Missouri Sunshine Law
  • Responsible for Voter Registration and Registration of Candidates for elective office with the City
  • Serves as Custodian of official records and official seal of the City
  • Serves as goodwill ambassador, coordinating tours for school groups and similar organizations


  • National Notary Association
  • Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association
  • International Institute of City Clerks