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VICKI CONLIN, JEFFERSONVILLE CITY CLERK
(Jeffersonville became a Class 2 City in January 2012)
Suite 227, City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court
Phone: 812-285-6427, Phone: 812-280-3258
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F
Erica Burress Deputy 812-285-6427
Candy Stewart Administrative Assistant to City Council 812-280-3258
CLERK COURT STAFF
Jennifer Boyd Traffic Clerk 812-285-6437
Jamie Miller 2nd Deputy 812-285-6432
Patty Rush Clerk 812-285-6432
City clerk or city clerk-treasurer; election; fiscal officer; term of office; immunity
Sec. 2. (a) A city clerk shall be elected under IC 3-10-6 by the voters of each second class city, and a city clerk-treasurer shall be elected under IC 3-10-6 by the voters of each third class city.
(b) The city clerk or clerk-treasurer is the clerk of each city.
(c) The city controller appointed under IC 36-4-9-6 is the fiscal officer of each second class city, and the city clerk-treasurer is the fiscal officer of each third class city.
(d) The city controller of a second class city is not liable, in an individual capacity, for any act or omission occurring in connection with the performance of the city controller's duty as fiscal officer of the second class city, unless the act or omission constitutes gross negligence or an intentional disregard of the controller's duty.
(e) The term of office of a city clerk or clerk-treasurer is four (4) years, beginning at noon on January 1 after election and continuing until a successor is elected and qualified.
As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.3. Amended by Acts 1981, P.L.44, SEC.51; P.L.5-1986, SEC.52; P.L.67-2002, SEC.5.
IC 36-4-10-4 Clerk; duties
Sec. 4. The clerk shall do the following:
(1) Serve as clerk of the city legislative body under IC 36-4-6-9 and maintain custody of its records.
(2) Maintain all records required by law.
(3) Keep the city seal.
(4) As soon as a successor is elected and qualified, deliver to the successor all the records and property of the clerk's office.
(5) Perform other duties prescribed by law.
(6) Administer oaths when necessary in the discharge of the clerk's duties, without charging a fee.
(7) Take depositions, without charging a fee.
(8) Take acknowledgement of instruments that are required by statute to be acknowledged, without charging a fee.
(9) Serve as clerk of the city court under IC 33-35-3-2, if the judge of the court does not serve as clerk of the court or appoint a clerk of the court under IC 33-35-3-1.
As added by Acts 1980, P.L.212, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.36-1986, SEC.3; P.L.189-1988, SEC.1; P.L.33-1998, SEC.9; P.L.98-2004, SEC.160
Clerk of city court in second or third class cities; powers and duties
Sec. 2. (a) In second class cities, the city clerk is the clerk of the city court. The city clerk of a third class city is the clerk of the city court if the judge does not serve as clerk or appoint a clerk under section 1 of this chapter.
(b) A city clerk of a second class city, a city clerk-treasurer of a third class city, or an appointed clerk in a third class city who serves as the clerk of the city court shall give bond as prescribed in this chapter.
(c) The clerk may administer oaths.
(d) The clerk of a city or town court shall:
(1) issue all process of the court, affix the seal of the court to the process, and attest to the process;
(2) keep a complete record and docket of all cases showing:
(A) the name of a person who was arrested and brought before the court;
(B) the disposition of the case; and
(C) an account of the:
(vii) decrees; and
in as near to the same manner as the records are kept by the clerk of the circuit court; and
(3) collect all:
(C) penalties and forfeitures;
(E) executions; and
accruing to the city or town from the enforcement of ordinances.
(e) At the close of each week, the clerk shall make and deliver to the city controller of a second class city, clerk-treasurer of a third class city, or clerk-treasurer of a town a written report of all cases in which the clerk has received or collected any fines or forfeitures due the city or town. The clerk shall then pay over the money to the controller or clerk-treasurer and take a receipt for the payment.
(f) At the end of each month, the clerk shall make out and deliver to the county treasurer of the county in which the city or town is located a written report of all cases in which the clerk has received or collected any fines or forfeitures due the state during the month and pay to the county treasurer all fines or forfeitures collected, taking a receipt for the payment.
(g) In cities in which the county treasurer rather than the city controller receives city money for deposit, the clerk shall report and deliver the money to the county treasurer.
(h) The clerk shall deposit all court costs collected by the clerk in accordance with IC 33-37-7-12. The clerk shall distribute the state and county share of court costs collected in accordance with IC 33-37-7-8.
As added by P.L.98-2004, SEC.14. Amended by P.L.1-2006, SEC.506.