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13-518. General duties of clerk; records and accounts; deputies, salaries. The city clerk shall attend all meetings of the city council, keep a true record of its proceedings, and also keep a record of all official acts of the clerk, and, when necessary, shall attest them. The city clerk shall also keep and preserve them. The city clerk shall also keep and preserve in the city clerk's office the corporate seal of the city, all records, public papers and documents of the city not belonging to any other office. The city clerk shall be authorized to administer oaths; and the copies of all papers filed in the city clerk's office, and transcripts from the records of the proceedings of the council, including ordinances, duly certified by the city clerk under the corporate seal of the city, shall be taken as evidence in all courts of this state without further proof. The city clerk shall keep a correct account with the city and county of the financial affairs of the city treasurer, as may be provided by ordinance, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by ordinance. Subject to K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 12-16,128, and amendments thereto, the mayor may appoint one or more deputies, by and with the consent of the council; the salary of such deputy or deputies shall be fixed by ordinance.

History: L. 1903, ch. 122, § 82; R.S. 1923, § 13-518; L. 1945, ch. 99, § 8; L. 2008, ch. 163, § 7; July 1.

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