City of Las Vegas, NM
San Miguel County
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[Adopted as Ch. 6, Art. 3 of the 1972 City Code]
The Clerk of the Municipal Court shall be appointed by the Municipal Judge.
The Clerk of the Municipal Court shall, before he enters the duties of office, if no corporate surety bond covering all municipal employees exists, execute a surety bond to the City in the amount of $5,000 conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties and the paying over to the City of all fines, forfeited bonds and other money which comes into his hands by virtue of his office.
The Clerk is responsible to the Municipal Judge in assisting in the administrative work of the Court and shall keep his office open during hours designated by the Municipal Judge. The Clerk shall also:
Receive fines designated under § 20-7 and issue receipts therefor;
Receive and issue receipts for bail bonds;
Enter on the Court docket the time for appearance of all persons coming before the Court and notify the arresting officer to be present;
Notify the City Attorney of such violations and complaints as may be designated by the City Attorney;
Keep record of all alleged violations of traffic ordinances together with a notation of final disposition. Such record shall indicate all types of offenses and the total of each type, and shall be maintained for a period of five years;
Keep a record of all traffic accidents, warnings, arrests, convictions and complaints reported for each driver which shall be filed alphabetically under the name of the driver. Such record shall be available for use and information of the Police Department and City Attorney's Office; and
Submit reports to the City Manager in the manner and form prescribed by him of all citations issued and arrests made for violations of all ordinances, all fines collected and the final disposition or current status of every case. Such reports shall show all types of violations and the totals for each type.