Section 18.  Town Clerk and Treasurer and Tax Collector.
   At the first meeting of the Town Council after their qualification, or as soon thereafter as practicable, they shall elect a Town Clerk and Treasurer and a Tax Collector, who shall, respectively, hold their offices during the term of the Council electing them and until their successors are elected and qualified, subject, however, to be removed at any time and others appointed in their stead for misbehavior or neglect in office.  Before acting, each of the officers shall take an oath before the Mayor to faithfully discharge the duties required of him by the Town Council, and each shall execute a bond in an amount as the Council may require, with security, to be approved by the Council.  The bonds required of the Clerk and Treasurer and Tax Collector shall be renewed every year. (Pr. Laws 1905, C. 26, Sec. 14; Am. Ord. 2017-006, adopted 5-15-17)
Statutory references:
   Oaths of office, G.S. § 160A-61