Office of the City Clerk

The City Clerk is responsible for providing assistance to the City Council and to maintain and preserve all required legislation in accordance with State, County and City Codes. The Clerk's Office provides administrative and reporting coverage of all meetings of the Mayor and City Council and various Boards and Commissions. Additionally, the City Clerk serves as the Clerk to the Board of Election Supervisors who is charged with the planning, implementation and execution of all City Elections. 

The City Clerk's Office monitors legislation at the County, State and Federal level for potential impacts to the City, and is also responsible for coordinating notary requests and appointments.

If you plan on making a presentation using a flash drive at a Mayor and Council meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Council before the meeting.

Anyone desiring information or a copy of adopted or proposed legislation should contact the Clerk's Office by phone or email as listed to the right.

Sara A. Green, CPM, CMC

City Clerk

Ms. Green started her career with the City of Laurel in 2001 as an Administrative Specialist in the Department of Permits and Code Enforcement. In 2002, she was promoted to Administrative Assistant I and moved to the Department of Public Works.  In 2003, Ms. Green was once again promoted and returned to the Department of Permits and Code Enforcement as Permit Coordinator.

In 2005 Ms. Green became the Office Manager for the Department of Community Planning and Business Services where she organized and streamlined procedures and practices of the Department to achieve the most effective use of time and resources of personnel. Ms. Green also served as the Secretary to the Planning Commission and Board of Appeals. Ms. Green established effective working relationships guiding numerous developers and builders through the City’s planning and zoning, site development and permit process.

In July 2017, Mayor Moe picked Ms. Green to serve as his Executive Assistant and in 2018 Ms. Green was promoted to Chief of Staff.

In 2019, Ms. Green achieved the Certified Municipal Clerk designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and is currently working on the Master Municipal Clerk certification. In 2022, Ms. Green graduated from the University of Maryland Academy for Excellence in Local Governance.

Following the retirement of longtime City Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, Ms. Green was appointed to the position of City Clerk by City Administrator Christian L. Pulley, CPM and confirmed by the Laurel City Council effective January 3, 2023.

In Ms. Green’s 22+ years with the City, she served as the Chair of the Employee Relations Committee for 14 years, organized the City’s annual Help the Homeless Community Walk for LARS, served on the last two (2) City of Laurel Salary and Benefits Review Committees, and is currently a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Ms. Green is also a member of the Maryland Municipal Clerks Association (MMCA) and on June 27, 2023 was sworn in as the Vice President. Ms. Green is currently serving her third year on the Maryland Municipal League (MML) Legislative Committee. 

On June 30, 2023, Ms. Green graduated from the University of Baltimore Schaefer Center for Public Policy's Certified Public Manager Program. 

Ms. Green has received numerous awards for her dedicated service to the Citizens and Businesses of the City of Laurel including, the Mayor’s Award, three (3) Employee of the Year Awards, Meritorious Service, and Team Achievement Awards. 

The Clerk serves as the Archivist of the City and is the City's Public Information Act Representative. 

Any one desiring information or a copy of adopted or proposed legislation should contact the Clerk's Office by phone or email as listed to the right.