§ 31.36  POWERS AND DUTIES.
   (A)   The City Clerk-Treasurer may administer oaths, takes depositions and takes acknowledgments of instruments as required by law.
   (B)   The City Clerk-Treasurer may perform all duties prescribed by law, which include but are not limited to the following:
      (1)   Serve as Clerk of the Common Council pursuant to I.C. 36-4-6-9 and maintain custody of its records;
      (2)   Maintain all records required by law;
      (3)   Keep the city seal;
      (4)   Upon the Clerk-Treasurer's successor being elected and qualified deliver all the records and property of the Clerk-Treasurer's office;
      (5)   Administer oaths when necessary on the discharge of the Clerk-Treasurer's duties, without charging a fee;
      (6)   Take depositions, without charging a fee;
      (7)   Take acknowledgment of instruments that are required by statute to be acknowledged without charging a fee; and
      (8)   Perform all other duties prescribed by law.
(1998 Code, § 2-21)