City Clerk & Treasurer


City Clerk & Treasurer
Stephanie Settles, CMC, CKMC
Appointed: August 1, 2015
Phone: 859-987-3653
Email: ssettles@paris.ky.gov

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

Secretary, Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association
Bluegrass/Gateway/Buffalo Trace Region
Serving Since: February 14, 2018

A Commissioned Kentucky Colonel

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

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

Vice President, Kiwanis Club of Paris
Board Member Since:
October 2019
Serving Since: April 2018

Volunteer, Friends of CASA
Serving Since:
May 2018

Team Captain, Relay for Life
Team Despicable Cancer

Boards and Committees

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 ssettles@paris.ky.gov.
  • You will receive notification on the status of your open records request within 3 business days.