The Town Clerk/Treasurer works under the direction of the Town Board to carry out the day-to-day administrative tasks associated with municipal government.
Duties of Town Clerk:
- Serve as clerk of the town board, attend meetings of the board and keep a full record of its proceedings.
- Finance book. Maintain a finance book, which shall contain a complete record of the finances of the town, showing the receipts, with the date, amount and source of each receipt; the disbursements, with the date, amount and object of each disbursement; and any other information relating to town finances prescribed by the town board.
- Election Administration.
- Maintenance of Town Ordinances and Resolutions
- Give notice of annual and special town meetings as required.
- Be the custodian of the corporate seal, and to file as required by law and to safely keep all records, books, papers or property belonging to, filed or deposited in the clerk's office.
- Licenses. Issue any license or permit granted by the town board when presented with a receipt from the town treasurer indicating that any required fee has been paid.
- Notice of property tax revenue. Notify the treasurer of the county in which the town is located, by February 20, of the proportion of property tax revenue and of the credits under s. 79.10 that is to be disbursed by the taxation district treasurer to each taxing jurisdiction located in the town.
- Prepare the annual budget.
- Make and transmit the a tax roll to the county treasurer, on forms provided by the department of revenue, a statement showing the total amount of all taxes levied in the town.
- Notify the treasurer of the county in which the town is located, by February 20, of the proportion of property tax revenue and of the credits that are to be disbursed by the taxation district treasurer to each taxing jurisdiction located in the town.
Duties of Town Treasurer:
- Receive and take charge of all money belonging to the town, or which is required by law to be paid into the town treasury, and disburse the money under s. 66.0607.
- Keep an itemized account of all moneys received and disbursed, specifying the source from which it was received, the person to whom it was paid and the object for which it was paid. The treasurer shall issue numbered receipts for all funds received. At the request of the town board, the treasurer shall present the account books, and any supporting documents requested, to the board.
- Deposit as soon as practicable the funds of the town in the name of the town in the public depository designated by the town board.
- Taxes. Perform all of the duties relating to taxation required of the town treasurer.