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Ordinance usurped city treasurer’s duties (access required)

Where a city charter provides that the treasurer is the custodian of municipal funds, and the city council passed an ordinance giving that authority to the city’s tax collector instead, the council lacked the authority to do so. Facts Pritchett was elected treasurer of the city of Petersburg. The city charter provides that “‘[t]he city treasurer shall ...