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(A) The Clerk of Council shall be appointed by a majority vote of the members of Council. The Clerk of Council shall serve at the pleasure of the Council and may be removed from office without cause upon a majority vote of the members of Council. The Clerk of Council shall not hold any other office or employment with the Municipality, without consent of Council, with the exception of serving as Secretary or Clerk for other Council appointed Boards and Commissions. The compensation of the Clerk of Council shall be established by ordinance or resolution.
(B) The Clerk of Council shall perform those powers, duties, and functions as required by the Council, including, but not limited to, the following: keep a record of the proceedings of the Council; refer all proposed ordinances and resolutions to the Director of Law for his or her review; maintain the codified ordinances and resolutions and copies of each ordinance and resolution adopted by the Council; give required notices of Council meetings; advertise public hearings before the Council and other bodies of the municipality as required by this Charter or by ordinance or resolution; and publish ordinances and resolutions; and maintain a master calendar of periodic functions required by this Charter.
(C) In the event of the temporary absence or disability of the Clerk of Council, the duties of the Clerk of Council may be performed by another person within the employment of the municipality and such Acting Clerk of Council shall be entitled to additional compensation for performing the functions and duties of the Clerk of Council, as determined by Council.
(Revision approved by the voters 11-3-92)