A.   No order or warrant upon the city treasury shall be drawn unless pursuant to the provision of this code, an ordinance, resolution or motion duly passed by the City Council and unless there is sufficient money in the fund upon which it is drawn to meet the same.
('61 Code, § 2.5)  (Ord. 8, passed  - - )
   B.   All warrants, orders or checks upon the city treasury for the payment of any money shall be signed by either the Mayor or one of such members of the City Council as are authorized to so sign by minute motion of the City Council, and shall be countersigned by the City Treasurer, or, in his or her absence, by that person designated as the Assistant Treasurer by minute motion of the City Council. In every warrant, order or check so drawn shall be specified the name of the person to whom the same is payable, the date and amount thereof, the services or indebtedness for which it is to be issued and the fund out of which it is to be paid and shall be made payable to the person named therein or to his or her order. Any person required or authorized pursuant to this section to sign, or countersign, any warrant, order or check upon the city treasury may execute such warrant, order or check by means of a facsimile signature in lieu of his or her manual signature upon the filing and certification of such person's manual signature in accordance with the Uniform Facsimile Signature of Public Officials Act (Cal. Gov't Code §§ 5500 et seq.) as the same now exists or as may be amended from time to time. Whenever any warrant, order or check is for an amount payable in excess of $10,000, the same shall, in addition to the signatures required or permitted hereinabove, be countersigned by the City Manager or Assistant City Manager, or such other official designated by resolution of the City Council manually and not through the use of a facsimile signature.
('61 Code, § 2.6)  (Ord. 8, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 539, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 733, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 798, passed  - - )
Statutory reference:
   For state law requiring Mayor to sign all warrants drawn on the city treasury, see Cal. Gov't Code § 40602(a)