City Clerk


City Clerk


The City Clerk of Hyattsville is Laura Reams.  She can be reached at 301/985-5009 or via email.

Mission & Vision of the City Clerk's Office


Through expertise, innovation and cooperative partnerships, the City Clerk's office strives to facilitate and support the City's legislative processes and meetings, record and provide access to the City's official records, preserve the City's history, and conduct elections with integrity.

Responsibilities of the City Clerk

The City Clerk’s office is responsible for providing the following specific services:

  • Serves as Clerk to the City Council
  • Preparation for all Council Meetings (Council Meetings, Special Council Meetings, Council Work Sessions, and Public Hearings) including all agendas and minutes related to these meetings
  • Providing notifications to the public per the City’s Charter
  • Administration of City Elections in conjunction with the City's Board of Supervisors of Elections
  • Serves as custodian of the City’s official records, including but not limited to Hyattsville’s Charter and Code
  • Responds to citizen inquiries, including Public Information Act Requests
  • Provides support and assistance to all administrative departments of the City
  • Issue Block Party permits