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(A) Creation of office. There is hereby created the office of Deputy Clerk. The Deputy Clerk shall have the power and duty to execute all documents required by any law or ordinance to be executed by the Clerk and affix the seal of the city thereto whenever required.
(B) Signature. When signing any documents, the Deputy Clerk shall sign the name of the City Clerk, followed by the word “By” and the Deputy Clerk’s own name and the words “Deputy Clerk”.
(C) Time of authority. The powers and duties herein described shall be exercised by such Deputy Clerk only in the absence of the City Clerk from his or her office in the City Hall, and only when either written direction has been given by the City Clerk to exercise such power, or the City Council has determined by resolution that the City Clerk is temporarily or permanently incapacitated to perform such function.
(D) Additional authority. Such Deputy Clerk shall have the authority and power herein described, and such further power and authority as may be provided by statute.
(1999 Code, § 31.044) (Ord. 3784, passed 12-3-2012)
Powers of deputy city clerk, see ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 3.1-35-95