Office of the Clerk-Treasurer

Duties of the Clerk-Treasurer's Office

  • The fiscal officer is head of the city department of finance. The fiscal officer shall:
    • Receive and care for all city money and pay the money out only on order of the approving body.
    • Keep accounts showing when and from what sources the fiscal officer has received city money and when and to whom the fiscal officer has paid out city money.
    • Prescribe payroll and account forms for all city offices.
    • Prescribe the manner in which creditors, officers, and employees shall be paid.
    • Manage the finances and accounts of the city and make investments of city money.
    • Prepare for the legislative body the budget estimates of miscellaneous revenue, financial statements, and proposed tax rate.
    • Issue all licenses authorized by statute and collect the fees fixed by ordinance.
  • Serve as clerk of the board of public works by attending meetings, preparing agendas, and recordings proceedings.
  • Serve as clerk of the city legislative body under IC 36-4-6-9 and maintain custody of its records.
  • Keep the city seal.
  • Ambulance Billing and Collection.
  • Utility Billing and Collection.
  • Complete 14 hours of training courses within one year; and 36 hours of training within three years.