The appointed Financial Official shall have the following duties:
   (A)   Supervising the accounting system for all departments and offices of the municipality in accordance with the recommendations of the Department of Legislative Audit, except that for those municipalities administered under the City Administrator form of government, the supervision will be by the City Administrator;
   (B)   Drawing and countersigning all warrants, bonds, and other evidences of indebtedness, showing the amount paid, to whom it was paid and for what purpose;
   (C)   Creating estimates on work to be performed and countersigning all contracts;
   (D)   Keeping a list of all certificates issued for work or any other purpose. Before the levy by the governing body of any special tax, the Finance Officer shall, unless that duty is performed by the engineer, report to the governing body a schedule of all lots that are subject to the proposed special tax or assessment and the amount of the special tax or assessment. The schedule shall be verified by the Finance Officer’s affidavit;
   (E)   Destroying any record which the Records Destruction Board declares to have no further administrative, legal fiscal, research, or historical value;
   (F)   Safekeeping the corporate seal of the municipality, all papers and records, and the mandatory recording of the proceedings of the governing body; and
   (G)   Attending meetings of the governing body.
(Prior Code, § 31.03)
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see SDCL §§ 9-14-17, 9-14-18, 9-14-19, and 9-14-20