SEC. 2-186.  APPROVAL OF WARRANTS BY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE; REGISTERED WARRANTS; PAYMENT OF BONDS AND COUPONS.
   (A)   All demands approved by the proper board, commission or officers shall be presented to the city's finance director, who shall examine the same; and if the amount thereof is legally due and there remains on the books an unexhausted balance or an appropriation against which the same may be charged, the finance director shall approve such demand and draw and sign the warrant on the city treasury therefor, payable out of the proper fund.
   (B)   (1)   Objections of the finance director to any demand may be overruled by the city council, and the finance director shall thereupon draw the warrant as directed by the city council.
      (2)   Such warrants, when presented to the assistant city treasurer, shall be paid by the finance director out of the fund therein designated if there be sufficient money in such fund for that purpose.
      (3)   A warrant not paid for lack of funds shall be registered, and all registered warrants shall be paid in the order of registration when funds are available therefor.
   (C)   The finance director shall draw warrants for payment of municipal or other bonds payable out of funds in the treasury upon presentation and surrender of the proper bonds and coupons, without approval of any body or officer.
(`64 Code, Sec. 2-90)  (Ord. No. 801, 2977)