Chapter 2.06
CONSOLIDATED AND SEPARATED OFFICES Amended Ord. 5278

Sections:

2.06.010    Duties of certain County offices separated.

2.06.020    Duties of the County Treasurer and County Tax Collector consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

2.06.025    Duties of the County Assessor and County Recorder consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

2.06.030    Duties of Coroner and Sheriff consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

2.06.040    Duties of Public Administrator and District Attorney consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

2.06.050    Duties of the County Auditor and County Treasurer-Tax Collector consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

2.06.010 Duties of certain County offices separated.

Except as otherwise expressly provided by this chapter, the duties of any offices previously consolidated have been separated, and the duties of such offices shall be performed by separate persons. [Ord. 3620 § 14, 1985; Ord. 133, 1898; prior code § 2.05.010].

2.06.020 Duties of the County Treasurer and County Tax Collector consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

Under the authority of Government Code Sections 24300 and 24305, the duties of the Offices of County Treasurer and Tax Collector are hereby consolidated, and the budgets of these offices are also consolidated. The title of the officer performing the duties of the offices hereby consolidated shall be “County Treasurer-Tax Collector.” [Ord. 4762 § 2, 2004].

2.06.025 Duties of the County Assessor and County Recorder consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

Under the authority of Government Code Sections 24300, 24304 and 24305, the duties of the Offices of County Assessor and Recorder are hereby consolidated, and the budgets of these offices are also consolidated. The title of the officer performing the duties of the offices hereby consolidated shall be “County Assessor-Recorder.” [Ord. 4762 § 2, 2004].

2.06.030 Duties of Coroner and Sheriff consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

Under the authority of Government Code Sections 24300 and 24305, the duties of the Office of County Coroner and the duties of the Office of County Sheriff are consolidated, and the budgets of these offices are also consolidated. The title of the officer performing the duties of the offices hereby consolidated shall be “County Sheriff-Coroner.” [Ord. 4277 § 4, 1993].

2.06.040 Duties of Public Administrator and District Attorney consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

Under the authority of Government Code Sections 24300 and 24305, the duties of the Office of Public Administrator and the duties of the Office of District Attorney are consolidated, and the budgets of these offices are also consolidated. The title of the officer performing the duties of the offices hereby consolidated shall be “District Attorney-Public Administrator.” [Ord. 4277 § 5, 1993].

2.06.050 Duties of the County Auditor and County Treasurer-Tax Collector consolidated. Amended Ord. 5278

Under the authority of Government Code Section 24304.2, the duties and budgets of the Offices of County Auditor and Treasurer-Tax Collector are hereby consolidated effective immediately upon the existence of a vacancy in the office of County Treasurer-Tax Collector, but in no circumstances prior to January 1, 2014 and no later than 12:00 noon on January 5, 2015. The title of the officer performing the duties of the offices hereby consolidated shall be the “County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector.” [Ord. 5166 § 2, 2013*].

*    Code reviser’s note: Section 4 of Ord. 5166 provides: “This ordinance shall take effect on the 31st day after the date of final passage but shall become operative upon a vacancy in the Office of the Treasurer-Tax-Collector for the County of Santa Cruz but in no circumstances prior to January 1, 2014.”