Section 11-43A-30

Municipal treasurer; establishment of office and assignment of duties; election; assignment of duties to city clerk as clerk-treasurer.

The council may establish, by ordinance, the office of municipal treasurer and assign to such office the duties and responsibilities it deems necessary. The treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds of the municipality and shall keep an accurate record of the funds of the several departments and shall keep books showing accurately the financial condition of the municipality. The election of a person as treasurer shall require a majority vote of the whole qualified membership of the council.

The duties of the treasurer may, by ordinance, be assigned to the city clerk and if such duties are assigned, he shall be known as the clerk-treasurer of the municipality.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-517, p. 851, §29.)