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Ordinance #9-9-1999-B


An Ordinance for establishing the position of Village Treasurer:


The Village of Nashville Ordains:


Section 1.  Establishment of Office.  In accordance with the authority for the appointment of such Village Officers as the Council shall deem necessary for the execution of the powers granted to the Village in accordance with Act No 3, Public Acts of 1895, as amended, there is hereby established the Office of the Village Treasurer.  The Village Treasurer is an administrative officer of the Village.


Section 2.  Appointment of Village Treasurer.  The Village President shall nominate, and the Village Council shall appoint, the Village Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall serve at the pleasure of the Village Council and may be removed by the affirmative vote of four or more Trustees.  The Village Treasurer will report and be responsible to the Village Council for the official functions and activities of the Treasurer’s position.


Section 3. Duties.  The Treasurer shall possess all the powers vested in and shall be charged with all the duties imposed upon Treasurers by State law.  In addition, the Treasurer shall perform all other such duties in the manner prescribed by the Charter of the Village, the ordinances of the Village, or by State law.  The Treasurer shall perform such other duties as may be assigned or prescribed by State law, the Village Charter, ordinances of the Village or the Council.  The Treasurer shall:


1.   Have custody of all monies of the Village and all evidence of value belonging to the Village, or held in trust by the Village.

2.   Receive all monies belonging to and receivable by the Village, that may be collected by any officials or employees of the Village, including license fees, taxes, assessments, utility charges, and all other charges belonging to and payable to the Village, and in all cases give a receipt therefore.

3.   Keep and deposit all monies or funds in such manner and only in such places as may be determined and report the same in detail to the Village Council and in accordance with the Charter, State law, ordinances, and policies.

4.   Have such powers, duties, and perogatives as are conferred by law to enforce the collection of State, County, Village, and School taxes upon real and personal property.

5.   Have custody of all investments and invested funds of the Village or in its possession in a fiduciary capacity.

6.   Safely keep all bonds and notes of the Village.


Section 4.  Severability.  If any portion of this ordinance or the application

thereof any person or circumstances shall be found to be invalid by a court, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining portions or applications of the ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid portion or applications provided that such remaining portions or applications are not determined by said court to be inoperable, and to this end this ordinance is declared to be severable.


Section 5.  Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances.  All ordinances or parts of

Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.


Section 6.  Effective Date.  This ordinance shall become effective forty-five (45) days after its adoption unless otherwise provided by State law.


Adopted - 9-9-1999

Published - 9-21-1999

Effective - 11-4-1999


Ayes: Wheeler, Whiter, Wolff, Kenyon, Pash, Dunham, Mapes.

Nays: None.


Dennis Mapes

Village President


Cathy Lentz

Village Clerk