Section 11-43A-95

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

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

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

(Acts 1991, No. 91-545, p. 973, §26.)