The Clerk-Treasurer is elected every four years by the City residents at the same time as the Mayor and Common Council.
No other elected municipal duties are as specifically defined by law as the duties of the Clerk-Treasurer. The Clerk-Treasurer is the custodian of the City's official public records and keeper of the City seal.
As Chief Financial officer of the City, the Clerk-Treasurer is responsible for the overall collection and disbursement of funds, the administration of the accounting system, the signing of checks, and serves as the investment coordinator for the municipal treasury.
The Clerk-Treasurer oversees payroll, accounts payable, taxes, and grants for the City of Ligonier. The Clerk-Treasurer also serves as the clerk of the Common Council and Board of Public Works and Safety by preparing agendas, attending meetings, and recording the minutes.
The Clerk-Treasurer manages the City ordinance and resolution records, contract files, and serves as the human resource director for the City.
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Ligonier, Indiana 46767