There is hereby established the office of Court Clerk for the City of Seymour Municipal Division of the Webster County Circuit Court.
The Court Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen to serve for an unspecified term at the will of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
[Code 1999 §125.280]
The position of Court Clerk shall be a part-time position. The Court Clerk shall attend all sessions of the Seymour Municipal Division of the 30th Judicial Circuit Court and may be required to be present at the Seymour City Hall to perform the duties of the office at such additional times as the Mayor or Board of Aldermen may specify. Compensation for the Court Clerk shall be established by ordinance from time to time.
[Code 1999 §125.290]
The Court Clerk's duties shall include the following:
To prepare and maintain the Municipal Court docket;
To log and file all tickets, information, complaints, summons, bonds, bond receipts and reports;
To prepare all warrants, summonses, bonds, bond forfeitures and notices pertaining to same;
To receipt and account for all bonds, fines, costs or other monies paid to the Municipal Court;
To deliver monies collected in Court to the City Treasurer for deposit into appropriate City accounts;
To maintain and respond to all correspondence directed to the Municipal Court;
To prepare and forward to the Director of Revenue all records of moving violations as required by law;
To report to City Treasurer each month on the amount of Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC) Fund and any other funds collected for distribution to parties or entities other than the City in association with Court proceedings;
To serve as the Traffic Violations Clerk for the Seymour Municipal Division of the 30th Judicial Circuit Court and receive entries of appearance, waivers of appearance, pleas of guilty and payments of fines and costs in accord with the laws of the State of Missouri and the rules of the Circuit Court for Webster County; and
To perform such other duties as may be directed by the Judge of the Municipal Division.
[Code 1999 §125.300]
Within fifteen (15) days after appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the above-described duties of office, the Court Clerk shall give bond to the City in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) conditioned upon the faithful performance of said duties and the said Court Clerk will pay over all monies belonging to the City, as provided by law, that may come into the Court Clerk's hands.