Chapter 2.20


2.20.010    Office created – Appointment.

2.20.020    Powers and duties.

2.20.030    Claims auditing and payment.

*    For provisions defining the duties and authority of a code city treasurer, see RCW 35A.42.010.

2.20.010 Office created – Appointment.

There is created and established the office of city treasurer, to be filled or vacated by appointment or removal by the city manager. (Ord. 826 § 3(A), 1977).

2.20.020 Powers and duties.

The city treasurer shall have all of the powers granted and duties imposed by authority of the laws of the state and ordinances of the city, now existing or hereinafter adopted, subject to the general supervision of the city manager. (Ord. 826 § 3(B), 1977).

2.20.030 Claims auditing and payment.

The city treasurer, in addition to the powers set forth in BMC 2.20.020, is hereby designated pursuant to RCW 42.24.080 and 42.24.180 as the auditing officer for the city of Bothell with the authority for the auditing and payment of claims presented against the city by persons furnishing materials, rendering services, performing labor, or for any other contractual purpose. The city treasurer shall furnish an official bond, in an amount not less than $50,000, for the faithful performance of his or her duties; provided, that such bonding requirements may be satisfied by the city’s purchase of a single bond covering all city officials required to furnish faithful performance guarantee. The city authority shall have and is hereby authorized to issue warrants or checks in payment of such claims; provided, within one month of issuance of all checks and warrants in payment of claims, the city council shall docket on its consent agenda the approval of payment of all such claims. (Ord. 1810 § 1, 2000).