The City Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor. The City Clerk will serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
The City Clerk shall keep records, documents and other papers belonging to the city. The Clerk shall act as Clerk of the Common Council and attend all of its meetings. The Clerk's Office is declared to be a City Clerk's office for the purpose of depositing and filing all books and papers required by law to be filed in the City Clerk's Office, and the Clerk shall possess all the powers and all the duties of a City Clerk, except so far as the same shall be inconsistent with other provisions of law. The Clerk shall keep an account of all moneys received by the Clerk's Office belonging to the city and upon receipt pay the same to the Comptroller.
Have any other powers and duties as designated by the Mayor.
The Deputy Clerk shall assist the City Clerk in the performance of his aforesaid duties, and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties when the City Clerk is present as the City Clerk may direct and, in the absence of the City Clerk or his inability to perform his duties in consequence of continued sickness or in other emergencies, the Deputy City Clerk shall have all the power and perform all the duties of the City Clerk. The Deputy City Clerk shall receive for all services required to be rendered by him a salary to be fixed by the Common Council.