The City of Clinton is governed by a Mayor, and six Councilmen. These persons are elected by the citizens of Clinton. The Mayor is elected for four years, the councilmen for two. The city collects property tax and payroll tax, and issues business licenses. The City of Hickman owns New Commonwealth Natural Gas, which services a large part of Hickman County. The City is financially sustainable.
The City cemetery is under perpetual care. The city maintains the upkeep.
Assistant Clerk - Vacant
The duties and responsibilities of the City Clerk shall include but are not limited to:
- Maintenance and safekeeping of the permanent records of the city;
- Performance of the duties required of the official custodian or custodian pursuant to KRS 61.870-61.882;
- Possession of the seal of the city if used;
- Performance of all duties and responsibilities required of the city clerk by statute and ordinance.
The duties of the street department are to maintain the Clinton Cemetery, city streets, and all duties required by the city.
- Terry Seaton - Foreman
- Mike Leath
Phyllis Campbell- Mayor
112 South Washington Street
Clinton, KY 42031
- Howard Dillard
- Betty Morrow
- Tommy Kimbro
- Chad Frizzell
- Fred Cox
- John Kelly
Committed to serving the community the best we can with what we have. Our goal is to make the City of Clinton and its surrounding areas a safe environment. We need the citizens to help us help them and build a committed community-oriented police partnership.
Ben Natividad - Chief of Police
Phone: (270) 653-6419
The Chief of Police shall govern, direct, and control all resources of the department for the most efficient discharge of its duties; to preserve the peace, protect persons and property, and to obey and enforce all ordinances of the city and all criminal law of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States of America.