ARTICLE II. COURT CLERK

SECTION 125.270: OFFICE ESTABLISHED

There is hereby established the office of Court Clerk for the City of Stockton Municipal Division of the Cedar County Circuit Court.

SECTION 125.280: SELECTION AND TERM OF COURT CLERK

The Court Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen to serve for an unspecified term at the will of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

SECTION 125.290: HOURS AND AUTHORIZATION OF COMPENSATION

The position of Court Clerk shall be a part-time position. The Court Clerk shall attend all sessions of the Stockton Municipal Division of the 28th Judicial Circuit Court and may be required to be present at the Stockton City Hall to perform the duties of the office at such additional times as the Mayor or Board of Aldermen may specify. Compensation for the Court Clerk shall be established by ordinance from time to time.

SECTION 125.300: DUTIES

The Court Clerk's duties shall include the following:

A.1. To prepare and maintain the Municipal Court docket;

A.2. To log and file all tickets, information, complaints, summonses, bonds, bond receipts and reports;

A.3. To prepare all warrants, REGIS sheets, summonses, bonds, bond forfeitures and notices pertaining to same;

A.4. To receipt and account for all bonds, fines, costs or other monies paid to the Municipal Court;

A.5. To deliver monies collected in Court to the City Clerk for deposit into appropriate City accounts;

A.6. To maintain and respond to all correspondence directed to the Municipal Court;

A.7. To prepare and forward to the Director of Revenue all records of moving violations as required by law;

A.8. To report to City Treasurer each month on the amount of Crime Victims' Compensation (CVC) Fund and any other funds collected for distribution to parties or entities other than the City in association with Court proceedings;

A.9. To serve as the Violations Clerk for the Stockton Municipal Division of the 28th Judicial Circuit Court and receive entries of appearance, waivers of appearance, pleas of guilty, and payments of fines and costs in accord with the laws of the State of Missouri and the rules of the Circuit Court for Cedar County; and

A.10. To perform such other duties as may be directed by the Judge of the Municipal Division.

SECTION 125.310: BOND

Within fifteen (15) days after appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the above- described duties of office, the Court Clerk shall give bond to the City in the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) conditioned upon the faithful performance of said duties and the said Court Clerk will pay over all monies belonging to the City, as provided by law, that may come into the Court Clerk's hands.

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