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Washington County Clerk of Courts

Job description: The Clerk of Courts keeps all records of the county courts involving criminal cases, collects costs for criminal and juvenile court, administers oaths, and takes affirmations. The clerk takes bail on criminal matters, records and dockets all criminal cases, and maintains files on the decisions of the criminal courts. Additional duties include maintaining juvenile, non-support, miscellaneous and election dockets. TERM 4 YEARS. SALARY $87,815.95. VOTE FOR ONE.

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    BRENDA DAVIS
    (Rep)

  • FRANK SCANDALE
    (Dem)

Biographical Information

What are your top three priorities for your office if you are elected or re-elected this year?

Is the budget for your office appropriate?

Municipality City of Washington
Date of Birth 2/24/72
E-mail brendadavis4clerkofcourts@gmail.com
Education Graduate of Trinity High School; Waynesburg University with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Public Service Administration; Duquesne University School of Business with a Master's Degree in Management; Local Government Academy of Pittsburgh Newly Elected Official's Course.
Occupation Investor of Real Estate
Qualifications My higher education and professional work experiences have prepared me for this leadership position. As former Mayor of the City of Washington, I have demonstrated fiscal responsibility. I never raised property taxes on the citizens of the City and maintained a yearly budget of 13 million dollars. Under my leadership as Mayor, the City received an upgrade to its bond rating to a historic (A-) status. My objective for the office is to restore public trust and run the office with honestly, integrity and a dedicated work ethic. A lifetime record of public service and active community volunteer.
For more information Brenda Davis for Clerk of Courts (FACEBOOK), brendadavis4clerkofcourts@gmail.com
Party of Registration Republican
1. Modernize the structure of government and streamline the accounting system by switching to the recommended accounting method – as per (page 9) of the 2018 Washington County Controller Audit for the Clerk of Courts Office.

2. Lead my reforming government to protect the taxpayers, ensure timely deposits and tighten internal controls over access to banking accounts.

3. Provide stronger leadership, restore public trust and re-establish credibility in the office of Clerk of Courts, but, most importantly, make government honest.
Currently, the Clerk of Courts budget is sufficient. Once elected, a complete financial audit of the existing procedures and operations will be conducted and if there is a way to reduce costs or cut spending, I will certainly work hard to save the taxpayers of Washington County.
Municipality CANONSBURG
Education Washington and Jefferson College and Canon McMillan High School
Qualifications Current Clerk of Courts
Party of Registration Democrat
The first priority is to adhere to all new procedures implemented for safety, security, and accountability. The second priority is to continue to provide the highest standard of customer service to all that visit or contact our office. The third priority is to begin electronic filing (PACFile) for all criminal matters by early 2020.
I have reduced the budget since taking office. The budget is appropriate at this time.