[Code 1972, §12-1; CC 1988 §9-1]
Whenever a special tax bill has been issued by the City against any lot, or tract or parcel of land in the City, on account of the construction of sidewalks, curb and gutter, paving or any other kind of improvement authorized by law and the ordinances of the City, and such lot, tract or parcel of land is or may be owned by two (2) or more parties, then the owner of any designated part of the same may pay off such special tax bill to the owner of the same on the part so owned and the City Clerk is hereby authorized to release that portion so paid off on the special tax book record of the City and give the owner a certificate of such payment and release, describing the part so paid off.
[Code 1972, §12-6; CC 1988 §9-2; Ord. No. 95-2209 §1, 12-12-1995]
The City Treasurer shall perform such duties as may be prescribed for him by Statute or ordinance, or by the City Council. He shall deposit the City funds in such depositories as may be selected from time to time as provided by RSMo., Section 95.280, or other applicable Statutes. The Treasurer shall keep such records showing all monies received by him, the source from which it was received, and the purpose for which it was paid out, and shall keep a record showing at all times the financial status of the City.
The Treasurer shall keep such books and accounts as may be required by the City Council, and shall keep them in the manner required by law.
No check shall be drawn upon the City Depository by the Treasurer, except upon a check or warrant signed by the City Manager and City Accountant. In the absence of either the City Manager or City Accountant, the Mayor is authorized to sign the check or warrant on behalf of the City. The Treasurer and City Accountant will make monthly reports to the Council showing the state of finances of the City, and the amounts received and spent during the preceding month, which reports shall be filed with the Council.
[Code 1972, §12-3; CC 1988 §9-8]
An annual audit by an outside or independent auditor, to be selected by the City Council, shall be made of all funds expended under the authority of the City Council.
[Code 1972, §12-4; Ord. No. 85-1891, 7-8-1985; CC 1988 §9-9]
All bills and accounts against the City shall be filed with the City Clerk on or before the first (1st) day of the succeeding month, and such bills and accounts shall be immediately listed by the City Clerk. It shall be the duty of the City Manager to audit such bills and accounts before each regular monthly meeting of the City Council.
[RSMo. §95.280; Ord. No. 2000-2431 §1, 4-11-2000]
Subject to the provisions of Chapter 110: Depositaries for Public Funds, RSMo., the City Council may as needed receive sealed proposals for the deposit of the City funds from financial institutions doing business within the City. Notice that proposals will be received, shall be published by the City Clerk not less than one (1) and no more than four (4) weeks before designated award date, in the local newspaper published in the City. Any financial institutions doing business in the City, desiring to submit a proposal, shall deliver to the City Clerk, on or before the designated opening, a sealed proposal stating the rate percent upon daily balances the financial institution offers to pay, and other information as specified in said notice, to be honored for a specified period of no more than three (3) years from the date of selection.