The City Council has selected Kellie Fruehling as the next City Clerk. Fruehling will be officially appointed to the position at the Tuesday, June 20, 2017, regular council meeting. She replaces previous Clerk Christopher Guidry who filled the role from March 7 through April 14. ​

Fruehling has worked in the Clerk’s Office since 2000, where she has served as Administrative Secretary. She received her Associates Degree from Kirkwood Community College. In her role, she served as staff to the Community Police Review Board, assisted with preparing Council agendas and meeting packets, licensing and permits, board and commission vacancies and terms, handled public records requests and document archival, as well as many other functions that are carried out by the City Clerk’s Office.   

“Kellie is an exceptional and experienced candidate. Her familiarity with Iowa City and background in the Clerk’s Office will serve her well in her new role and we are excited to offer her this important position,” Mayor Jim Throgmorton said. “I again thank Council Member Susan Mims for her great work in guiding the search process."

The City Clerk is appointed directly by the City Council and reports directly to its seven members. The City Clerk’s Office records and maintains all ordinances, resolutions and minutes, as well as the City Code. It is responsible for several licensing and permit processes and also helps city staff and the public research information. 

Fruehling will officially begin her new position on Wednesday, June 21.

Kellie Fruehling
Kellie Fruehling


Date of publication

Thursday, June 01, 2017