[CC 1979 §21.500]
The Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen, at the first (1st) meeting in each fiscal year shall appoint a suitable person as City Collector who shall hold office for one (1) year and until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Said Collector may also be the City Clerk.
[CC 1979 §21.520(1 — 4)]
The Collector shall perform all the duties specified in this Code and shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the City Clerk and/or Mayor.
He/she shall coordinate with the County Assessor on tax assessments and billing and extensions in the fall of each year. In addition, he/she will continue to bill delinquent taxes.
He/she shall prepare blank licenses for all purposes for which licenses are required to be issued and, when required, shall cause the same to be issued, signing his/her name and affixing the Seal of the City thereto, and shall keep an account for such licenses and the amount of the license tax thereon.
He/she shall oversee collection of water and sewer charges.
He/she shall oversee the keeping of all money received and make appropriate receipts for each, which include the name of payor, amount, date and account to be credited. One (1) of these receipts shall be given to the person making the payment and the other shall be kept. The Clerk shall see that a daily reconciling of money received and receipts is made.
Compensation. The City Collector shall receive as compensation for his/her services such sum as may, from time to time, be fixed by ordinance.
The Collector shall, annually, at such times as may be designated by ordinance, make a detailed report to the Board of Aldermen stating the various monies collected by him/her during the year, and the amounts uncollected, and the names of the persons from which he/she failed to collect and the causes therefor.
The Mayor may appoint a Deputy Collector to be approved by the Board of Aldermen, and when such Deputy Collector shall have taken and subscribed to the oath provided by this Code, he/she shall possess all the qualifications and powers and be charged with the same duties as the Collector.