West Burlington

City Clerk

Kelly D. Fry

Kelly headshot

Contact Information:

City of West Burlington
Attn: City Clerk's Office
122 Broadway Street West Burlington, IA 52655

Phone: (319)752-5451 ext. 103
Fax:      (319)752-8425
Email:   fryk@westburlington.org

City Hall Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Clerk's Responsibilities:

  • Issue Licenses and Permits (Tree Services, Pawnbroker, Taxi/Vehicle for Hire, Auction/Tag Sales, Liquor License, Right-of-Way Use)
  • Attend and Record the Official Minutes of all Regular and Special Meetings of the City Council
  • Prepare Informational packets for Council and Staff
  • Maintain City Records including Ordinances and City Codes, Resolutions, Minutes, Project Files and Correspondence
  • Publish and Certify Official Proceedings as required by the Code of Iowa
  • Perform Duties Related to City Elections
  • Reconcile Monthly Bank Statements and Provide Council with a Monthly Financial Report
  • Coordinate Workers Compensation Reporting
  • Assist with Preparation of Annual Budget
  • Assist City Administrator and Mayor
  • Oversee Daily Operations of the Utility Billing Department and Reception Desk
  • Serve as Secretary to the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Serve as Secretary to the Board of Adjustment

Association and Organization Involvement:

  • Member of the International and Iowa Municipal Professionals Association
  • Member of the Iowa League of Cities
  • Past Secretary and Current Vice President of Southeast Iowa City Clerk's Association
  • Alternate Representative on the Des Moines County GIS Commission
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Greater Burlington Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Notary Public, State of Iowa
  • Graduate of the following:

    • West Burlington High School
    • Southeastern Community College
    • Iowa Municipal Leadership Academy
    • Iowa Municipal Clerk Certification Program
    • Iowa Municipal Finance Officer Certification Program
    • Greater Burlington Leadership Program