BULLET St. Louis City Charter Article IX Register

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Article IX

Section 1 Powers and duties; bond; compensation.

The register shall have custody of the city seal, original rolls of ordinances, contracts, conditional bonds, title deeds, certificates and papers, and all other records, papers and documents not required by this charter or by ordinance to be deposited elsewhere, and register them by numbers, dates and contents, and keep such index thereof as may by ordinance be provided. He shall by his signature and the city seal, attest all instruments, signed in the name of the city and all official acts of the mayor; provide, and when required certify, as may be provided by ordinance, under his hand and the city seal, copies of ordinances, records, papers and documents in his office; cause copies of all ordinances to be printed through the supply division and kept in his office for distribution; register and preserve in his office all oaths or affirmations by city officers or employees; may administer such oaths and affirmations; shall give such bond and appoint such deputies and employees as may be provided by ordinance. He shall receive a salary of four thousand dollars per annum.


Ch. 51 County clerks

Ops. Atty. Gen.:

The registrar of the City of St. Louis is authorized to perform the duties of a county clerk. No. 125, January 18, 1966.

Section 2 Attestation and issuance of licenses and forms.

All blank licenses, tickets, receipts, permits, certificates or other blank forms as may be provided by ordinance shall be attested and issued by the register, and delivered and charged to the comptroller, who shall countersign and deliver them to the proper officers and take receipts therefor. All such blanks not used shall be returned to the comptroller, who shall cancel and return them to the register.


Submission Ordinance No. 66330

Submission Ordinance Approved July 23, 2004.

Amendment Substance: restructures city finance offices and functions.

Voter Rejection Date: November 2, 2004.

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