City of Billings, MO
Christian County
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[CC 1975 §2-100]
There is hereby created in the City the office of the City Treasurer.
[Ord. No. 09-18 §4, 2-12-2009]
The City Treasurer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the consent and approval of a majority of all of the members of the Board of Aldermen, at the regular meeting of said Board in the month of January of each year.
[1]
State Law Reference — Authority of city to appoint treasurer, §79.230, RSMo.
The Treasurer shall receive and safely keep all monies, warrants, books, bonds and obligations entrusted to his/her care and shall pay over all monies, bonds or other obligations of the City on warrants or orders duly drawn, passed or ordered by the Board of Aldermen and signed by the Mayor and attested by the City Clerk and having the Seal of the City affixed thereto and not otherwise and shall perform such other duties as may be required of him/her by ordinance. Before entering upon the duties of his/her office, he/she shall give bond in the amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00).
[CC 1975 §2-108]
A. 
The City Treasurer shall, at the meeting of the Board of Aldermen in each month, make a report to said Board in writing showing:
1. 
The balance of cash in the Treasury at the date of the last report;
2. 
The amount of money received for the current month, from whom and on what account;
3. 
The amount of money disbursed for the current month, to whom and on what account; and
4. 
The balance in the Treasury at the time of the report.
B. 
The City Treasurer shall semi-annually, in addition to the monthly reports required by Subsection (A) of this Section, at the regular meeting night of the Board of Aldermen in January and July of each year make out and report to said Board a full and detailed account and statement of the receipts, expenditures and indebtedness of the City for the half (½) year ending December thirty-first (31st) and June thirtieth (30th) preceding the date of such report. If deemed correct the statement shall be approved by the Board and published in a paper of general circulation in the City.