City Treasurer

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Stephanie Barr - City Treasurer

525 S. Albert Avenue
Walsenburg, CO 81089

Treasurer Job Description

Financial Records

2020 Treasurer Reports

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2019 Treasurer Reports

CRS 31-4-111. City treasurer--powers and duties

The city treasurer has such powers and shall perform such duties as are prescribed by the statutes of this state and by the ordinances of the city council not inconsistent therewith.

CRS 31-20-301. Bond of treasurer--waiver--duties

(1) The treasurer shall give a bond to the city or town in its corporate name with good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by vote of the governing body in such sum as it requires, conditioned on the faithful performance of his duties as treasurer of such city or town so long as he shall serve as such treasurer and requiring that, when he vacates such office, he will turn over and deliver to his successor all moneys, books, papers, property, or things belonging to such city or town and remaining in his charge as such treasurer. The governing body of the city or town may waive the requirement of a bond.

(2) The treasurer shall:

(a) Receive all moneys belonging to the city or town and shall keep his books and accounts in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinance. ‚ÄÇSuch books and accounts shall always be subject to the inspection of any member of the governing body.

(b) Keep a separate account of each fund or appropriation and the debits and credits belonging thereto,

(c) Give every person paying money into the treasury a receipt therefor specifying the date of payment and upon what account paid, and he shall also file statements of such receipts with the city or town clerk on the date of his monthly report,

(d) Render an account to the governing body or such officer as may be designated by ordinance, at the end of each month and more often if required, showing the state of the treasury at the date of such account and the balance of money in the treasury. He shall also accompany such accounts with a statement of all moneys received into the treasury and on what account during the preceding month, together with all warrants redeemed and paid by him. Said warrants, with any vouchers held by the treasurer, shall be delivered to the clerk and filed with his account in the clerk\'s office upon every day of such statement. He shall return all warrants paid by him stamped or marked paid‚ He shall keep a register of all warrants redeemed and paid, which shall describe such warrants and show the date, amount, number, the fund from which paid, and the name of the person to whom and when paid.