City of Versailles, MO
Morgan County
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[Ord. No. 1110 §1, 9-6-1983]
There is hereby established the office of Court Clerk for the City of Versailles Municipal Division of the Morgan County Circuit Court.
The Court Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen to serve for an unspecified term at the will of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
The position of Court Clerk shall be a part-time position. The Court Clerk shall attend all sessions of the Versailles Municipal Division of the 26th Judicial Circuit Court and may be required to be present at the Versailles City Hall to perform the duties of the office at such additional times as the Mayor or Board of Aldermen may specify. Compensation for the Court Clerk shall be established by ordinance from time to time.
[Ord. No. 1008 §2(130.250(2, 6, 7)), 11-7-1978]
A. 
The Court Clerk's duties shall include the following:
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To prepare and maintain the Municipal Court docket;
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To log and file all tickets, information, complaints, summonses, bonds, bond receipts and reports;
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To prepare all warrants, summonses, bonds, bond forfeitures and notices pertaining to same;
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To receipt and account for all bonds, fines, costs or other monies paid to the Municipal Court;
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To deliver monies collected in Court to the City Clerk for deposit into appropriate City accounts;
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To maintain and respond to all correspondence directed to the Municipal Court;
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To prepare and forward to the Director of Revenue all records of moving violations as required by law;
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To report to City Treasurer each month on the amount of Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC) Fund and any other funds collected for distribution to parties or entities other than the City in association with Court proceedings;
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To serve as the Violations Clerk for the Versailles Municipal Division of the 26th Judicial Circuit Court and receive entries of appearance, waivers of appearance, pleas of guilty, and payments of fines and costs in accord with the laws of the State of Missouri and the rules of the Circuit Court for Morgan County;
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To perform such other duties as may be directed by the Judge of the Municipal Division;
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To take oaths and affirmations;
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Perform all other duties as provided for by ordinance, by rules of practice and procedure adopted by the Municipal Judge and by the Missouri Rules of Practice and Procedure in Municipal and Traffic Courts and by Statute; and
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Maintain, properly certified by the City Clerk, a complete copy of the ordinances of the City of the municipality which shall constitute prima facie evidence of such ordinance before the Court. Further, to maintain a similar certified copy on file with the Clerk serving the Circuit Court of this County.
Within fifteen (15) days after appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the above-described duties of office, the Court Clerk shall give bond to the City in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) conditioned upon the faithful performance of said duties and the said Court Clerk will pay over all monies belonging to the City, as provided by law, that may come into the Court Clerk's hands.