Sec. 2-3-70.   City Clerk.
   (a)   Appointment. The Board of Trustees at its first regular meeting after each biennial election shall appoint some qualified person as City Clerk. In case a vacancy should occur in the office of City Clerk, the Board shall appoint a City Clerk for the unexpired term.
   (b)   Oath and bond. Before entering upon the duties of the office, the City Clerk shall take an oath of office and furnish a surety bond as set forth in Section 2-3-30 above, conditioned upon the faithful performance of all duties pertaining to the faithful discharge of his/her duties as City Clerk.
   (c)   Duties. The City Clerk shall perform the following duties:
      (1)   Be the Clerk of the Board of Trustees, attend all meetings of the Board of Trustees and keep a permanent journal of its proceedings.
      (2)   Be the custodian of all the City's records, and keep such records open at all reasonable times for inspection by electors of the City.
      (3)   Certify by signature all ordinances and resolutions enacted or passed by the Board of Trustees.
      (4)   Provide and maintain in the office a supply of forms for all petitions required to be filed for any purpose provided by the Board of Trustees.
      (5)   Countersign all warrants drawn on the City Treasury.
      (6)   Be custodian of all bonds of all officers or employees of the City.
      (7)   Perform such other duties as may be prescribed for him or her by law or by the Board of Trustees.
(Prior code 2-4-1, 2-4-2, 2-4-3, 2-5-2; Ord. 347 §1, 2008)