[Ord. No. 01-121 §§1-5, 9-26-2001; Ord. No. 04-096 §1, 6-30-2004; Ord. No. 08-130 §1, 10-30-2008]
The office of County Registrar is hereby created and shall be a division of the Department of Finance.
The position of County Registrar is hereby established as a position within the merit system.
Pursuant to Article II, Section 2.507 of the St. Charles County Charter, and on the recommendation of the County Executive, the functions and duties of the office of County Clerk as delineated in the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, including, but not limited to, the duty to accept service of summons on the County as required by Section 506.150, RSMo., shall be transferred to the Department of Finance, with the exception of the functions and duties set out in Subsection (D) below. Those duties and functions transferred by Ordinance No. 02-121 and amended by Ordinance No. 04-096 and transferred by Ordinance No. 01-159 shall now be transferred to the Registrar Division of the Department of Finance.
The functions and duties of the office of County Clerk which are excepted from the transfer to the office of County Registrar and remain the responsibility of the County Clerk are all functions and duties regarding:
Voter registration and the conduct and certification of elections;
Petitions seeking the establishment of political subdivisions or special districts;
Petitions, certification and recording of boundary changes, including, but not limited to, consolidations, incorporations, disincorporations of political subdivisions or special districts, petitions seeking the establishment of, or inclusion of a new area in, special districts and the transfer of areas between school districts in accordance with Missouri law.
The above transfer of functions and duties from the County Clerk to Registrar became effective January 1, 2002. The transfer of the duties of the Registrar to a division of the Department of Finance shall become effective January 1, 2009.
[Ord. No. 01-159 §§1—2, 11-28-2001]
The County Clerk shall charge the following fee for services required by Sections 486.200 through 486.405, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended:
Five dollars ($5.00) for processing the applicant's bond, maintaining the applicant's signature on file and entering the notary in the register of notaries for the County of St. Charles.
On January 1, 2002, the duty of the County Clerk set forth in Sections 486.200 through 486.405, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, shall be transferred to the County Registrar and the authority to collect this fee shall likewise be transferred from the County Clerk to the County Registrar.