Chapter 2.12


2.12.010    Duties of clerk and recorder consolidated.

2.12.015    Duties of auditor.

2.12.020    Compliance with Government Code.

2.12.030    Minimum qualifications of auditor.

2.12.010 Duties of clerk and recorder consolidated.

Pursuant to the authority provided in Government Code Section 24304(e), the duties of the county clerk and the county recorder are consolidated, effective January 1, 1979, and said duties shall thereafter be performed by one person elected for the consolidated office, which shall be known as the county clerk-recorder.  The county clerk-recorder shall be ex officio registrar of voters.  The county clerk-recorder shall not be the ex officio clerk of the board of supervisors.  (Ord. 938 §2, 1983).

2.12.015 Duties of auditor.

The duties of the county auditor shall be performed by one person elected therefor, effective January 1, 1979.  (Ord. 938 §3, 1983).

2.12.020 Compliance with Government Code.

The provisions of Section 2.12.030 shall be construed as compliance with the provisions of Section 26946 of the Government Code for the purpose of adopting and making effective in the county the provisions of Section 26945 of the Government Code of the state.  (Ord. 938 §4, 1983).

2.12.030 Minimum qualifications of auditor.

No person shall hereafter be elected or appointed to the office of county auditor unless:

A.    He possesses a valid certificate issued by the California State Board of Accountancy under the provisions of Chapter I, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, showing him to be, and a permit authorizing him to practice as, a certified public accountant or as a public accountant; or

B.    He possesses a valid certificate or diploma of graduation from a school of accountancy; or

C.    He has served as county auditor or a deputy county auditor for a continuous period of not less than three years.  (Ord. 938 y5, 1983).


    For the statutory provisions regarding the county auditor, see Gov. Code §26900 et seq.