(A)   There is established, pursuant to I.C. 36-2-7-10, an account to be designated as the Clerk's Record Perpetuation Fund. This fund shall be the repository for the document storage fee, which shall be set at $2 on all civil and criminal infractions or ordinance violations, except seat belt violations which are assessed and collected by the Town Court Clerk and which shall be collected and remitted to the Clerk-Treasurer.
   (B)   When a defendant fails to notify the Town Court of his or her intention to either pay the charges assessed in a citation or to contest the citation brought against him or her, or when a defendant fails to pay a citation, the citation shall be sent to the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles for the purpose of suspending the defendant's driver's license. When the charges in the citation are paid, a form shall be sent to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, either by mail or facsimile transmission, to reinstate the defendant's driver's license. The Town Court Clerk shall charge a fee of $5 for each facsimile transmission to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles for the purpose of reinstating a driver's license after payment of the charges have been made. This fee shall be assessed only on those defendants who fail to pay their citations. The Town Court Clerk shallcollect money under divisions (A) and (B) of this section which is to be deposited in the Clerk's Record Perpetuation Fund, established and controlled by theClerk-Treasurer. Fees shall be remitted to the Clerk-Treasurer on a monthly basis.
   (C)   The Clerk's Record Perpetuation Fund may only be expended, after appropriation, for court record-keeping improvements and equipment. All expenditures from the Court's Record Perpetuation Fund shall be processed, appropriated, claimed and allowed in the same manner as other claims of the Town.
(`92 Code, § 2-281) (Ord. 93-35, passed 9-9-93; Am. Ord. 95-4, passed 2-9-95; Am. Ord. 2003-13, passed 7-10-03)