There is hereby established the office of Court Clerk for the City of New Melle Municipal Division of the St. Charles 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.
The Court Clerk shall attend all sessions of the New Melle Municipal Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit Court and may be required to be present at the New Melle 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.
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, summonses, 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 Clerk 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 Violations Clerk for the New Melle Municipal Division of the 11th 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 St. Charles County;
To administer oaths and affirmations; and
To perform such other duties as may be directed by the Judge of the Municipal Division.