Section 19.  Salary and duties of Clerk.
   The Clerk and Treasurer shall have a reasonable salary, and it shall be his duty to keep regular and fair minutes of the proceedings of the Council, and to preserve all books, papers and other articles committed to his care during his continuance in office, and deliver them to his successor; and he shall receive and faithfully keep all monies which shall be paid to him for the use and in behalf of the Town, and disburse the same according to orders given in obedience to the direction of the Council appearing on the minutes.  He shall keep a fair and correct account of all monies so received and disbursed by him in a book kept for that purpose, showing from what source money is received and for what purpose paid out, and shall submit said accounts to the Council whenever required.  He shall pay to his successor all monies in his hands belonging to the Town, and faithfully perform all duties imposed on him as Clerk and Treasurer by the laws and ordinances of the Council. (Pr. Laws 1905, C. 26, Sec. 15; Am. Ord. 2017-006, adopted 5-15-17)
Statutory references:
   Duties of the Clerk, G.S. § 160A-171; duties of the finance officer, G.S. § 159-25