The North Adams City Council Ad Hoc City Clerk Committee will recommend appointing the Assistant Clerk Deborah Pedercini as the new city clerk.

IBerkshires.com reports that the committee met with City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau and Assistant City Clerk Deborah Pedercini Wednesday to go over the positions and a possible transition plan.

The committee agreed to recommend promoting Pedercini and hiring a new assistant clerk.

Gomeau, who plans to retire at the beginning of next year, has worked in the office for nearly 20 years. Gomeau noted that according to the city charter the Council appoints the clerk and the clerk recommends an assistant to be appointed.