[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Englewood 4-3-1990 by Ord. No. 90-07. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established the position of Local Historian and one or more Assistant Historians.
The Local Historian and Assistant Historians shall be appointed by the Council and shall serve at the pleasure of the Council.
The Local Historian and Assistant Historians shall serve without compensation; provided, however, that the Council may annually appropriate such funds as may be necessary to reimburse the Local Historian and Assistant Historians for expenses incurred in the performance of the duties and responsibilities set forth herein.
The Assistant Historians shall be under the direction and supervision of the Local Historian and shall assist the Local Historian in carrying out the duties thereof and, in the absence of the Local Historian, perform such duties.
The Local Historian shall assist in the preservation, celebration and memorialization of the history of the City of Englewood and shall have the following powers and responsibilities:
The carrying out of a historical program, including, but not restricted to, collecting, cataloging, preserving and making available materials relating to the history of the City of Englewood.
The making of an annual report to the Council stating all the work performed and accomplished during the preceding year.
Subject to the direction of the Council, the researching, writing and publishing of a history of the City.
Assisting in projects and commemorations, including the erection of monuments, historical markers and guide signs.
The planning and organizing of centennial celebrations, including a parade and/or other special events.
The carrying out of such other advisory, educational and informational functions as will promote an appreciation of the history of the City of Englewood as may be directed by the Council.