[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as part of Ch. 2 of the 1963 City Code (Ch. 2, Art. III, of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Director of Veterans' Services shall perform all the duties required and authorized under this chapter.
The Director of Veterans' Services shall keep detailed accounts of all moneys received and disbursed in the City under the provisions of this article, which accounts, with his other records, shall be at all times subject to the inspection of the City Council, the Mayor and the Auditor of Accounts. He shall annually, in July, make to the Mayor a full and complete report of all his official acts during the municipal year next preceding the first day of July, which report shall be incorporated in the report of the Mayor required to be made annually to the City Council.
[Amended 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76]
The officer designated in § 94-1 shall be designated the Soldiers' Relief Agent and Burial Agent of the City and may be any other officer of the City. He shall perform the duties required by law of a state and military aid disbursement officer or board and of a burial agent as aforesaid, and such other duties, not inconsistent with law, as the City Council may require or direct, and shall receive such compensation therefor as the City Council may determine.
The Mayor shall annually, in July, appoint an officer to disburse, in the City, all funds or appropriations provided for soldiers' relief and military aid under the provisions of Chapter 115 of the General Laws. This officer shall also serve as the burial agent to be appointed under the provisions of MGL c. 115, § 7.
The agent appointed as provided in § 94-4 shall keep full and complete records of all cases of aid or relief furnished, shall make out all necessary vouchers therefor and shall prepare the monthly and weekly payrolls for state and military aid and soldiers' relief and present them for certification to the Mayor as soon as prepared.
Editor's Note: Original § 2-49 of the 1980 Code, Clerk of Veterans' Services; duties; compensation, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76.