The Board of Aldermen shall appoint some suitable person to the office of City Treasurer, and such appointment shall be confirmed by a majority vote of all of the members of the Board of Aldermen. The person appointed to the office of City Treasurer shall hold his office at the will of the Board of Aldermen.
The City Treasurer shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take the oath of office and give bond as required by ordinance.
[Ord. No. VIII §2, 5-20-1890]
He/she shall receive all monies payable into the City Treasurer, and disburse the same on warrants, drawn by the Mayor and attested by the City Clerk, by order of the Board of Aldermen, in the order in which they are presented for payment.
[Ord. No. VIII §3, 5-20-1890]
He/she shall keep a just account of all monies received and disbursed; and regular abstracts of all warrants drawn on the Treasury and paid.
[Ord. No. VIII §4, 5-20-1890]
He/she shall make duplicate records, in favor of the proper persons; for all monies paid into the Treasury, and keep the books, papers and money pertaining to his office, at all times ready for the inspection of the Mayor and members of the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. VIII §5, 5-20-1890]
As often, and in such manner as may be required by the Board of Aldermen, he shall furnish an account of the receipts and expenditures of the City.
[Ord. No. VIII §6, 5-20-1890]
He/she shall settle his accounts with the Board of Aldermen at the first regular meeting in the month of March, in each and every year, until otherwise directed by the Board of Aldermen, and if he resign, or be removed from office, of if he die, he, his executors or administrators shall immediately make such settlements and delivery to his successor in office, all things pertaining thereto, together with all money belonging to the City, and at the close of every term for which such Treasurer shall have been appointed, from whatever cause it shall occur, the Board of Aldermen shall immediately proceed to ascertain, by actual examination and count, the amount of balances and funds in the hands of such Treasurer to be accounted for.
[Ord. No. VIII §7, 5-20-1890]
He/she shall file all warrants on the Treasury, make a registry of the number, and date thereof, the name of the person in whose favor drawn, the name of the legal holder thereof, the amount of each, the date of presentation thereof for payment, and in the event of the non-payment of any warrant, he shall further endorse thereon the reason for such non-payment.
The City Treasurer shall on or before the second meeting in January and July in each year furnish the Board of Aldermen with a written statement of the amount of money received by him on account of the City during the half year, from what sources received, and the amount of money disbursed, and on what account, and the balance in his hands to the credit of the City.