2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 94 - Town Treasurers
Section 7-80 - Duties of treasurer. Appointment of deputy.


CT Gen Stat § 7-80 (2012) What's This?

(a) The town treasurer shall receive all money belonging to the town, pay it out on the order of the proper authority and keep a record of all moneys received and when received and of all moneys paid out, when, for what and upon whose authority, which record shall always be open to the inspection of any taxpayer in such town and shall be presented to each annual town meeting, being first sworn to by him and adjusted by the selectmen. The town treasurer shall be, ex officio, treasurer of the town trust funds and may appoint a deputy who shall, in the absence or disability of the town treasurer, perform all his duties.

(b) Payment of any obligation of any town may be made by a national bank or state bank and trust company located in this state in accordance with the directions of the treasurer of the town, on order of the proper authority of such town, and the treasurer may authorize such bank to debit the town’s account therefor.

(1949 Rev., S. 600; 1959, P.A. 28, S. 165; 1969, P.A. 186, S. 1; P.A. 82-239, S. 2, 7; P.A. 86-207, S. 1, 3.)

History: 1959 act deleted requirement of annual accounting by trial justices, said office having been abolished by same act; 1969 act added Subsec. (b) re payment procedure for town obligations; P.A. 82-239 removed obsolete reference to town deposit fund; P.A. 86-207 amended Subsec. (a) to provide for the appointment of a deputy.

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