City Clerk

It is the mission of the City Clerk to accurately and effectively maintain the official records of the City of Maysville, including commission proceedings, ordinances, resolutions, and municipal orders; respond to requests for information from citizens and City personnel in a courteous manner; and ensure that the City meets or exceeds all legal standards for record keeping and responses to requests for records.

Anyone wishing to be added to the City Commission agenda should contact the city clerk at 606-564-2718 or

The City Clerk is also the Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator for the City of Maysville. She assists business owners with application for state licenses and determines approval as well as collection of alcoholic beverage fees, and issuance/denial of City of Maysville alcoholic beverage licenses.

The City Clerk also serves as staff liaison to the

Notary Service

A notary public is a public servant appointed by state government to witness the signing of documents and to administer oaths. Notaries public notarize documents to deter fraud and ensure proper execution.

The City Clerk notarizes documents at no charge. A state driver’s license or photo ID is required and the document must be signed in the presence of the Clerk.

Call the Clerk at 606-564-2718 to ensure that she will be available.


Lisa R. Dunbar holds certifications through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association. She was designated as a Kentucky Master Municipal Clerk by KMCA in 2017. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.S. in Writing from Illinois State University. She has worked for the City of Maysville since 2005, and became City Clerk in 2006. Prior to working for the City, she held the position of reporter and then copy editor at the Ledger Independent newspaper. She is on the steering committee for the interpersonal violence prevention program Green Dot Maysville. She is a founding member and has served on the board of the Humane Society of Buffalo Trace. She is also is a past board member of the regional Champions for a Drug Free Kentucky.