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Friday, September 22, 2017

Clerk-Treasurer

As the chief financial officer for the City of Attica, the Clerk-Treasurer is subject to the authority of the State Board of Accounts and responsible for the financial accounting of City Government. The duties and powers of the Clerk-Treasurer include:

  • Serves the public to the best of his/her ability,
  • Processes the receipts and expenditures of all City money,
  • Prepares the payroll for all City employees,
  • Manages all City financial accounts,
  • Makes all investments on behalf of the City,
  • Assembles all City ordinances and resolutions along with records of the City cemeteries,
  • Manages all City records,
  • Serves as secretary to the City Council, Board of Public Works,
  • Bills for use of City utilities, water and sewage,
  • Collects utility payments,
  • Collects payments of City Court fines,
  • Supervises employees of her/his office,
  • Finalizes annual budget estimates and proposed tax rates,
  • Arranges public meetings,
  • Issues licenses and fees authorized by ordinances.

The Clerk-Treasurer’s term is four years with no restrictions on the number of terms served. A candidate for clerk-treasurer must reside within the City and must have been a resident of Attica for at least one year.