The Mayor and Council have named Deputy City Clerk Sara Taylor‐Ferrell as City Clerk/Director of Council Operations.

Taylor-Ferrell began her career with the City of Rockville as a temp in 1995. She joined the City Clerk’s Office in 1996 and has served in multiple roles in that office.

“Rockville has some important initiatives coming up and I’m excited to get moving on them,” Taylor-Ferrell said. “The work of the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office is an important way for the community to connect to their Mayor and Council.”

The City Clerk’s Office/Director of Council Operations plays a critical role in regulatory compliance, acting as the liaison between the Mayor and Council and the community, and also with city staff and the business community, as well as other local municipalities and county, state and federal government.

Additionally, the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations attends all Mayor and Council meetings, and designated boards and commission meetings; manages the legislative processes requiring action by the Mayor and Council; administers fair and impartial city elections; manages board and commission activities, including appointment notifications, staffing and training for board and commission members; and maintains and preserves the official public record of the Mayor and Council, including oversight of the city’s archives.

The City Clerk/Director of Council Operations can be reached by phone at 240-314-8280 or by email at cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.