Sec. 43. CITY CLERK.
   City Commission shall appoint an officer of the city who shall have the title of City Clerk. He shall serve at the pleasure of the City Commission and shall be under the direction and control of the City Manager. He shall receive a salary to be fixed by the City Commission. He shall give notice of the meetings of the City Commission; shall keep the journal of its proceedings; shall authenticate by his signature and record in full in a book kept for that purpose all ordinances and resolutions; shall attest to and/or countersign by his signature all contracts, bonds and other instruments as required by law; shall perform the duties of registration officer; shall have the power and authority to administer oaths; and shall perform any other duties required by this Charter and as may be assigned by the City Commission or by the City Manager.
(Special Acts, Ch. 63-1826, § 6)