City Clerk & Treasurer

City Clerk & Treasurer
Stephanie Settles, CMC, CKMC
Appointed: August 1, 2015
Phone: 859-987-3653

Kentucky League of Cities Board of Directors
Serving Since: October 1, 2019

A Commissioned Kentucky Colonel

City Clerk Awards

Click to view Awards and Honors

2019 - Received CMC certification with International Institue of Municipal Clerks Association
2019 – Received a Presidential Award from Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association
2019 – Received the Honorary Title of a Kentucky Colonel by the Commonwealth of Kentucky
2018 – Received CKMC certification with Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association
2018 – Paris-Bourbon County CASA of the Year
2018 – Appointed as an Election Officer serving at the IIMC
Annual Business meeting of Delegates in Norfolk, VA.

Volunteer Programs

Volunteer, Friends of CASA
Serving Since:
May 2018

Previous Volunteering

Volunteer, Paris-Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce
Serving Since:
July 2017

Volunteer, Paris-Bourbon County Tourism Commission
Serving Since:
July 2017

Team Captain, Relay for Life
Team Despicable Cancer

Vice President, Kiwanis Club of Paris
Board Member Since:
October 2019 - June 2020
Served: April 2018-June 2020

Boards and Committees


Chair, Public Relations Committee
Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association

Serving a Term of:
April 2018 – April 2020

Chair, Legislative Committee
Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association

Serving a Term of:
April 2018 – April 2020

Member, Scholarship Committee
Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association

Serving a Term of:
April 2018 – April 2020

Member, Election Committee
International Institute of Municipal Clerks

Serving a Term of:
May 2020 – May 2021
Served: May 2018 - May 2020

Chair, Pin Committee
Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association

Serving a Term of:
May 2019 - April 2020

Previous Committees

Secretary, Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association Bluegrass/Gateway/Buffalo Trace Region
February 14, 2018 to February 19, 2020

City Clerk Mission Statement:
The Paris City Clerk’s office takes pride in serving as the City’s official records custodian; prudently recording and preserving the City’s historical and legislative records.

The City Clerk is an appointed city official responsible for the administrative and clerical record keeping necessary for the proper functioning of the City. The Clerk assists the City's elected officials with proceedings and policies generated thru public commission meetings such as Ordinances, Municipal Orders, Resolutions, Contracts and Internal Policies. Other duties include billing and collection of Property & Tangible Taxes, Franchise Tax, Business License, Payroll Tax, Net Profits, and Insurance Premium Tax. The City Clerk has possession of the seal of the city and attests the Mayor’s signature.

As official custodian pursuant to KRS 61.879-61.884 Open Records Act the Clerk is responsible for accepting Open Records Requests and providing requested information as permitted by law.

How to Request Records:

  • Complete the open records request form.
  • Mail completed form to the City Clerk at City Hall located at 525 High Street or email signed form to
  • You will receive notification on the status of your open records request within 3 business days.