The City Clerk is city's official record keeper and is appointed by the Mayor and Council.

Duties include:

- recording and maintaining the Council's official actions in the minutes
- preparing information and notices for public meetings including distributing agendas
- maintaining contracts, ordinances, resolutions and agreements for the city
- overseeing the adoption and publishing of the Code of Ordinances and helping ensure open record requests are in accordance with the Open Records Act
- coordinating elections.

The City Clerk attests signatures of the Mayor and Council and is the keeper of the City Seal. 

City information is available under the Open Records Act.  Use the form below to expedite responses.  You can fax the request to 678-460-2844, drop it off at City Hall, or email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: (770) 424-8274
Fax: (678) 460-2844

Debra Taylor, MMC
City Clerk
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Maps & Directions

Did You Know?

Kennesaw supported a semi-pro baseball team named the Kennesaw Smokers in 1920s.

Public Meetings

Wed Oct 01 @ 6:00PM -
City Council Work Session
Mon Oct 06 @ 6:30PM -
City Council Meeting
Wed Oct 15 @ 6:00PM -
City Council Work Session
Mon Oct 20 @ 6:30PM -
City Council Meeting
Wed Oct 29 @ 6:00PM -
City Council Work Session
Mon Nov 03 @ 6:30PM -
City Council Meeting
Wed Nov 12 @ 6:00PM -
City Council Work Session
Mon Nov 17 @ 6:30PM -
City Council Meeting
  • Classes at Smith-Gilbert Gardens offer gardening pointers to adults & kids.

  • Kennesaws proud heritage is honored and remembered on the grounds of the City Cemetery.

  • Kennesaw Parks & Recreation will get you moving toward improved fitness and health.

  • Morning dog walking is invigorating and enjoyable at Swift-Cantrell Park.

  • City officials and business owners cut the ribbon to showcase a new opening.

  • Police officers start the recruiting process early.

  • Shop at our Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods & other items from May-October.

  • Mayor Mathews invites future community leaders to participate in City Council meetings.

  • The Police Honor Guard is specially trained to represent the department at formal functions.

  • The Civil War era comes to life at the Southern Museum and in annual battle re-enactments.

  • The annual Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival features a Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned contest.

  • Gather your paints brushes or camera and get inspired at Smith-Gilbert Gardens.

  • Enthusiastic and dedicated staff provide first-rate support of the citys trails, parks and facilities.

  • Hundreds of volunteers maintain the beautiful flora at the 16 acre Smith-Gilbert Gardens.

  • The Citys two community parks offer families hours of recreation and relaxation.

  • Children celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree in the Garden at Swift-Cantrell Park.

  • Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park offers a bird-eye view of the city and surrounding area.

  • A new pedestrian underpass provides safe passage between Main St. and the Depot.

  • The City offers free wireless internet in parks & city facilities.

  • The Annual Big Shanty Festival features crafts, food, & shows attracting over 50,000 visitors.