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It shall be the duty of the town clerk:
(1) to act as clerk of the town board and keep in the clerk's office a true record of all of
its proceedings;
(2) unless otherwise provided by law, to have custody of the records, books, and papers of
the town and file and safely keep all papers required by law to be filed in the clerk's office;
(3) to record minutes of the proceedings of every town meeting in the book of town records
and enter in them at length every order or direction and all rules and regulations made by the
town meeting;
(4) to file and preserve all accounts audited by the town board or allowed at a town meeting
and enter a statement of them in the book of records;
(5) to record every request for a special vote or special town meeting and properly post the
requisite notices of them;
(6) to post, as required by law, fair copies of all bylaws made by the town, and make a signed
entry in the town records, of the time when and the places where they were posted and record in
full all ordinances passed by the town board in an ordinance book;
(7) to furnish to the annual meeting of the town board of audit every statement from the
county treasurer of money paid to the town treasurer, and all other information about fiscal
affairs of the town in the clerk's possession, and all accounts, claims, and demands against the
town filed with the clerk; and
(8) to perform any other duties required by law.
History: (1064) RL s 660; 1983 c 359 s 51; 1984 c 562 s 32; 1986 c 444; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1
s 82; 1990 c 401 art 1 s 1