Chapter 2.25


2.25.010    Appointment.

2.25.020    Duties.

Prior legislation: Ord. 4.

2.25.010 Appointment.

A. The position of city treasurer shall be and it is hereafter an appointive position, to be appointed by the mayor subject to the confirmation by a majority vote of the city council.

B. The current city treasurer shall serve the remainder of her unexpired term for which she was elected or appointed.

C. Any appointment by the mayor and confirmed by the city council as provided herein must be in writing and signed by the mayor and filed with the city clerk.

D. The city clerk shall notify the county auditor that the treasurer’s position is no longer elective. [Ord. 629 §§ 1 – 4, 1987.]

2.25.020 Duties.

A. He shall receive and keep all monies that shall come to the city of Roslyn, Washington, by taxation or in any other way, and shall pay out on warrants ordered by the city council, signed by the mayor and attested by the city clerk.

B. The treasurer shall keep an account with the general fund, and a special account with each special fund, that may be raised for any special purpose, and each warrant must specify on what fund it is drawn, and must be paid out of such fund only.

C. He shall pay all warrants when presented if there is any money in the treasury for that purpose. If there are no funds to pay such warrant, when presented, he shall endorse thereon, when presented, “Not Paid for Want of Funds,” the date of such presentation, and sign his name. He shall keep a book in which he shall make an entry showing the number, amount, to whom payable, and date of presentation of each warrant so presented and endorsed, and all warrants shall be redeemed according to the priority of their presentation.

D. The treasurer shall annually make a complete settlement with the city council at the last meeting of the said council prior to the expiration of his term of office, and shall turn over all books, papers, money and accounts belonging to the city to his successor in office, and shall take duplicate receipts from his successor, one of which he shall file with the city clerk.

E. The said city treasurer shall perform such further and other duties as are prescribed for him by law. [Ord. 4-1/2 §§ 2 – 6, 1891.]