The Board of Aldermen shall elect a Clerk for such Board, to be known as "the City Clerk", whose duties and term of office shall be fixed by ordinance. Among other things, the City Clerk shall keep a journal of the proceedings of the Board of Aldermen. He/she shall safely and properly keep all the records and papers belonging to the City which may be entrusted to his/her care; he/she shall be the general accountant of the City; he/she is hereby empowered to administer official oaths and oaths to persons certifying to demands or claims against the City.
[Ord. No. 763 §§1 — 2, 1-16-1984]
The office of Deputy City Clerk is hereby created. The duties of said office shall be those of the City Clerk except that nothing contained herein shall relieve the City Clerk of the responsibility to perform his/her duties of office.
In the absence of the City Clerk, the Deputy City Clerk is hereby authorized to perform the duties of office of the City Clerk.