Chapter 2.20


2.20.010  Office created.

2.20.020  Duties.

2.20.030  Qualifications.

2.20.040  Salary.

2.20.010 Office created.

The city council hereby creates the office of city clerk. This office shall be filled by appointment of the city manager. The city clerk shall serve without a definite term at the discretion of the city manager. (Ord. 26 § 1, 2003).

2.20.020 Duties.

A. The city clerk shall keep a full and true record of every proceeding of the city council and keep such books, accounts and make such reports as may be required by the Washington State Auditor. The city clerk shall record and index all ordinances, annexing thereto a certificate, giving the number and title of the ordinance, stating that the ordinance was published and posted according to the law and that the record is a true and correct copy thereof. The record copy with the city clerk's certificate shall be prima facie evidence of the contents of the ordinance and of its passage and publication, and shall be admissible as such evidence in any court or proceeding.

B. The city clerk shall be custodian of the seal of the City of Spokane Valley, and shall have authority to acknowledge the execution of all instruments by the City of Spokane Valley which require acknowledgment.

C. The city clerk shall perform such other duties as may be assigned or required by statute. (Ord. 26 § 2, 2003).

2.20.030 Qualifications.

The city council and city manager shall confer in order to establish qualifications for the position of city clerk with such qualifications approved by resolution of the city council. (Ord. 26 § 3, 2003).

2.20.040 Salary.

The salary for the position of city clerk shall be set by ordinance after recommendations by the city manager. (Ord. 26 § 4, 2003).