[Adopted as Part 1, Title 3, Art. 117, of the 1987 Codified Ordinances]
[Amended 12-19-1996 by Ord. No. 1437; 12-16-1999 by Ord. No. 1483; 12-20-2001 by Ord. No. 1512; 8-26-2004 by Ord. No. 1554; 4-26-2007 by Ord. No. 1597]
Beginning January 1, 2008, the City Treasurer shall receive an annual salary of $18,000.
[Amended 2-20-1997 by Ord. No. 1430]
The City Treasurer shall, before taking the oath of office or entering upon any of the duties thereof, give lawful fidelity bond to the commonwealth for the use of the City of Butler and the taxing districts involved, with a surety company authorized by law to act as surety, covering the full term of his office, in the sum of $640,000, conditioned for the faithful performance of his official duties and for the accounting for and paying over of all moneys received by him in his capacity as City Treasurer and the safekeeping and paying over of all public moneys entrusted to his care, and that as Tax Collector of city, county, institution district and school taxes, he shall account for and pay over all moneys received by him as taxes, penalties and interest and for such other conditions as may be set forth by law.
The City Treasurer shall, before taking the oath of office or entering upon any of the duties thereof, furnish adequate insurance protection in the sum of $5,000 against any and all losses of the funds entrusted to his care as City Treasurer or as Tax Collector of city, county, institution district and school taxes, through fire, burglary, larceny, theft, robbery or forgery.
[Added 2-28-2013 by Ord. No. 1669]
There is hereby created the position of First Deputy to the Treasurer of the City.
Subject to the approval of City Council and the Butler Area School District, the First Deputy shall be appointed by the Treasurer and shall be directly responsible for and to the Treasurer and shall perform all duties as directed by the Treasurer. The First Deputy shall serve at the will of the Treasurer, and this appointment may be terminated by the Treasurer without cause.
In case of sickness or disability or an extended leave of absence of the Treasurer, the First Deputy shall have all powers and authority of the Treasurer.