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Session Laws, 1995
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PARRIS N. GLENDENING, Governor                               Ch. 23

PLEASURE OF THE County Commissioners [concerning the county merit system and
other employees]. [He] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall receive [such sum as]
compensation [for said duties] as the County Commissioners may prescribe.

B.      Duties. The [official] COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall perform all the duties
and services [now] required by law [or which may hereafter be required of him by law]
or [which may be required of him] by [any] order of the County Commissioners. [He]
THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall make [full,] complete and accurate minutes of all
transactions and proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners and of all orders
passed by [said] THE Board and record the same in suitable and durably bound volumes
with AN index to facilitate reference to all such transactions, proceedings and orders.
[He] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall endorse, file, number and index all papers
presented to [said] THE Board and acted upon by the same and so arrange, keep and
preserve them that, by reference to [such] THE index and number, [such] THE papers
may [at any and all times] be readily found. [He] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall
keep all necessary, suitable and appropriate books of accounts and therein enter in a
clear, accurate and businesslike manner all the financial transactions of the county and
particularly showing, [from day to day and] at all times, the amount of county [moneys]
MONEY, securities and property in the hands of the County Treasurer or any other
fiduciary officer of the county[;], the amount of taxes placed in the hands of the
Treasurer [and] BUT not accounted for [by him;], the amount of each [and every]
appropriation made by the Board, in the form of a separate account for each
appropriation [;], and of each [and every] warrant drawn by the Board [thereon] ON
EACH ACCOUNT, with the name of the person to whom [such] THE warrant was drawn,
the number, date and amount [thereof] OF THE WARRANT, and [also of] its payment
by the Treasurer or any other financial agent of the county on whom drawn as soon as
[such] THE payment shall have been reported [unto] TO the Board[, and he]. THE
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall [in all respects so keep such] MAINTAIN THE books
SO that on any day the financial condition of the county and the status of any
appropriation may be exactly and truly known immediately [upon] ON examination of
[such] THE books and of the several accounts therein. [He] THE COUNTY
ADMINISTRATOR shall also keep a warrant book of Dorchester County, from which [he]
THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall make out every warrant which shall authorize the
Treasurer of the county or any other financial agent of the county to pay out to any
person or corporation [whatsoever] any sum of money [, which]. THE warrant book,
besides the warrant to be removed therefrom after execution [thereof] by the President
of the [Board of] County Commissioners and by [such officer as Clerk of the County
Commissioners] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, shall contain a corresponding
duplicate or stub on which, at the time of the filling [up of said] OUT THE warrant and
before its removal from the book, [he] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall make full
entry of the number, date and the amount of [such] THE warrant [;], the name of the
person to whom issued[;], upon whom drawn[;], the appropriation against which
drawn[;], and reference to the page of the Journal of the Board wherein is the entry of
order for [such] THE warrant[, and no]. NO warrant shall at any time be issued, except
after all the aforesaid shall have been done.

C.      Office hours; bond; certification of Treasurer's reports. [He] THE COUNTY
ADMINISTRATOR shall [further] keep and carefully preserve all books and papers in the
office of [said] THE County Commissioners and shall on any secular day on which county

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