City of Higginsville, MO
Lafayette County
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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.
[R.O. 2009 §105.220; CC 1976 §§2-194—2-198; Ord. No. 441 §§1—5, 7-29-1968; Ord. No. 484 §2, 5-5-1969; Ord. No. 1719 §§1—2, 4-7-1997]
There is hereby created the position of Deputy City Clerk.
The City Clerk is hereby authorized to appoint an employee or employees in his/her department to serve as Deputy City Clerk(s). Said appointment shall be subject to the approval of the City Administrator and upon notification to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Deputy City Clerk(s) shall hold this position until removed by the City Clerk.