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Mayor.jpgAs the Mayor I am both proud and privileged to serve the citizens of Homer and to work with an eager Town Council in the leadership of our community. These are exciting times filled with changes all around us. To you, our citizens, I want to thank you for entrusting me with leading the Town of Homer into the next exciting phase of our history. Only with your support and cooperative fellowships can Homer realize its full potential.

In our ongoing efforts to communicate effectively with our citizens, business owners, and visitors of our Town, this site was designed to provide you with information about the Town and allow you to become involved with our Town’s progress through programs and initiatives. I hope you find the website useful and informative. On this site, you will find information regarding each department in our town’s government including contact names and phone numbers to keep you informed and connected.

During your search on our site, if there are questions that are not addressed, please feel free to contact any member of the Town Staff via email or phone and I will be glad to answer your questions or concerns as promptly as possible. Together we will work to enhance what we have been given. I look forward to working with you in the years ahead. Please take a few minutes to browse our website to learn about everything Homer has to offer. You are encouraged to contact the Mayor's office with any questions at 318-927-1312 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sincerely,
Roy Lewis, Mayor


Contact the Mayor's Office

Roy Lewis
mayorroylewis@townofhomer.com
Phone: (318) 927-1312
Fax: (318) 927-3399

Lori Kirkpatrick, Town Clerk
townclerk@townofhomer.com
Phone: (318) 927-1313
Fax: (318) 927-3399

Physical Address and Hours
400 East Main Street
Homer, LA 71040
Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

About the Town Clerk's Office

Lori Kirkpatrick, Town Clerk

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GENERAL PURPOSE

To perform all of the duties of city clerk as provided by Louisiana Statutes, so that the city’s administrative and financial operations progress in an efficient, orderly, and lawful manner. 

SUPERVISOR
Works under the supervision of the Mayor.

DUTIES:

  •  Perform the statutory duties of a city clerk so that the administrative responsibilities of the city are carried out in a prompt, efficient, and lawful manner. 
  •  Acknowledges all actions through Mayor prior processing.
  •  Give notice of elections, record election proceedings, notify officials of their appointment or election, certify results of election to the parish auditor; 
  • Keep a minute book of council meetings, maintain an ordinance book, act as custodian of the city’s seal and records, sign official papers for the city, sign airport leases, post and publish notices, ordinances and resolutions as required, sit on committees as assigned by the council, and assist with Zoning. 
  •  Prepare and submit various government reports and prepare various city contracts 
  • To maintain an awareness of constantly changing laws, rules, and regulations governing all aspects of city administrative and financial operations, including pay equity, grants, employment practices, bonding and special assessment changes, budgeting requirements, election changes, and other changes, so that the city council can be alerted to problems and the city’s operations carried out in a lawful manner. 

o   Representative Tasks: Correspond with local governments and with the city attorney, maintain communication with the city council and the mayor and communicate changes to them, review professional journals and trade publications, attend city clerk and League of Cities conferences, and continuing education classes at the city’s expense. 

  •  Upon Mayor’s approval -To act as the city’s representative and as the public contact person in dealing with the public, legislators, other government agencies and consultants. 

o   Representative Tasks: Greet callers and visitors to city hall, respond to inquiries about city business, take complaints about city ordinances and policies and respond to them in an appropriate manner, respond to information requests and work with city staff, city engineer, city attorney and city planner on a day-to-day basis. 

  •  Prepares agenda, mails notifications, advertises, attends meetings of the Board of Appeals; prepares and distributes minutes of Board of Appeals meetings.
  • Review all correspondence as it pertains to Mayor's Office.
  •  Acts as, or arranges for, a clerk for all municipal boards and committee meetings.
  • Updates Charter, Code and Ordinances as necessary.
  •  Remains fluent in State of Louisiana archival of records.
  •  Maintains and orders office supplies; orders name plates and address stamps for new Council members.
  • Prepare travel for Mayor, Council and Staff.

 

James Colvin, Financial Consultant

 

June McClure, Office Clerk - Account Payables

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CONTACT

The Town of Homer Business office is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A drop box is available to customers for after-hours payments.

400 East Main Street Homer, LA 71040 Phone: (318) 927-3555 Fax: (318) 927-3399 townclerk@townofhomer.com Emergencies Call 9-1-1

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