Chapter 2.42


2.42.010    Office established.

2.42.020    Elective office.

2.42.030    Term of office.

2.42.050    Eligibility.

2.42.060    Vacancies.

2.42.070    Failure to fill vacancy.

2.42.080    Powers and duties.

2.42.090    Compensation.

2.42.010 Office established.

The office of City Treasurer is created and established. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.020 Elective office.

The City Treasurer shall be elected from the City at large at a general municipal election. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.030 Term of office.

The City Treasurer shall serve for a term of four years and until his successor is elected and qualified. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.050 Eligibility.

No person shall be eligible to hold the office of City Treasurer unless such person, at the time of assuming office, shall be a qualified elector of the City and shall have been a resident of the City for at least the minimum period provided by law next preceding the date of such person’s election or appointment. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.060 Vacancies.

A vacancy in the office of City Treasurer shall be filled by appointment by the City Council. Such appointee shall hold office until the next succeeding general municipal election and until his successor is elected and qualified. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.070 Failure to fill vacancy.

In the event that the City Council shall fail to fill a vacancy by appointment pursuant to LEMC 2.42.060, the City Council shall, not later than 60 days after such office has become vacant, call a special election to fill such vacancy. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if such vacancy occurs within 120 days prior to a general municipal election, such vacancy shall be filled at the general municipal election. [Ord. 1496 § 1, 2024; Ord. 1495 § 1, 2024; Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.080 Powers and duties.

The City Treasurer shall be the custodian of all public funds belonging to or under the control of the City or of any office, department or agency of the City and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the City Council consistent with this chapter and applicable law. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].

2.42.090 Compensation.

The City Treasurer shall receive such compensation and expense allowance as the City Council shall from time to time fix by resolution. [Ord. 699 § 1, 1984].