Chapter 2.14


2.14.010    Offices combined.

2.14.020    Salary.

2.14.030    Duties.

2.14.040    City clerk to receive claims and lawsuits.

2.14.050    References.

2.14.010 Offices combined.

The position of city clerk and the position of city treasurer are combined under the single salary position of city clerk-treasurer effective May 15, 2019. (Ord. 1289 § 2, 2019).

2.14.020 Salary.

The salary for the city clerk-treasurer will be set at the rate provided for in the annual budget of the city adopted by the city council. (Ord. 1289 § 2, 2019).

2.14.030 Duties.

The city clerk-treasurer shall perform all duties designated to be performed by the city clerk and/or the city treasurer as set forth in RCW Title 35A and shall also serve as the auditing officer for all purposes, including those enumerated in Chapter 42.24 RCW. (Ord. 1289 § 2, 2019).

2.14.040 City clerk to receive claims and lawsuits.

In addition to the duties described in other sections of this chapter, the city clerk is appointed to be the city’s recipient of claims and lawsuits as follows:

A. All claims and lawsuits brought against the city and/or its past and present officers and employees shall be filed or served upon the appointed city clerk during normal business hours at his or her office.

B. The city clerk’s office is located at 239 Second Avenue Southeast, Soap Lake, WA 98851.

C. No other person or staff is authorized to receive such claims or lawsuits on behalf of the city. (Ord. 1289 § 2, 2019).

2.14.050 References.

Any reference to the term “finance officer” shall mean the city clerk-treasurer. (Ord. 1289 § 2, 2019).