2.33 Dept. of Finance
2.33.020 Fiscal Director--City treasurer
2.33.030 Cash pool operations--Check system.
2.33.040 Duties--Fiscal director
2.33.050 Authority to sign negotiable instruments.2.33.010 CREATION -- POWERS -- DUTIES.
The department of finance is created. It shall have such powers and duties as may from time to time be provided by the council and the city manager. It shall consist of the fiscal director and such assistants as may from time to time be approved by the council. (Ord. 1972-21 § 4 (part), 1972; Ord. 1970-2 § 1 (part), 1970: prior code § 10.5.50).2.33.020 FISCAL DIRECTOR -- CITY TREASURER.
The fiscal director shall be appointed by the city manager and shall serve at his pleasure. He shall be the treasurer, ex officio tax collector and license collector of the city. He shall be the head of the department of finance and shall have such powers and duties as are hereinafter provided and such other powers and duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the council or city manager. (Ord. 1972-21 § 4 (part), 1972; Ord. 1970-2 § 1 (part), 1970: prior code § 10.5.51).2.33.030 CASH POOL OPERATIONS -- CHECK SYSTEM.
Municipal obligations of the city shall be financed by cash pool operations, and utilization of a check system rather than a warrant system.
Except for those funds restricted by bond indentures, state or federal law, the charter or specific conditions of the legislation creating them, temporary transfers between funds are permitted. (Ord. 1972-21 § 5 (part), 1972).2.33.040 DUTIES -- FISCAL DIRECTOR.
The fiscal director shall have the responsibility for the accounting system, accounts and controls, receipts and expenditures, and deposits and investments, receipt and collection of all taxes, assessments, license fees and other revenues of the city, including money receivable from the county, state or federal government, or from any court, office, department or agency of the city or any other source. (Ord. 1972-21 § 5 (part), 1972).2.33.050 AUTHORITY TO SIGN NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
The fiscal director is authorized to sign all general checks and payroll checks drawn in the name of the city; and such signatures may be in facsimile.
The fiscal director is authorized, in the name of the city, to sign bonds, deposit agreements, notes, negotiable instruments and all other orders for payment of money by affixing his personal signature thereto.
In the absence of or other inability of the fiscal director to perform his duties, the city manager may deputize an assistant within the finance department to sign checks and such other negotiable instruments as the city manager shall designate, upon his qualification on a surety bond in the same amount as the fiscal director. (Ord. 1972-21 § 5 (part), 1972).