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  55.161.  Additional duties (second class and certain first class counties). — In addition to all other duties imposed upon the county auditor in counties of the first class not having a charter form of government and in counties of the second class, he shall have the following duties:

  (1)  He shall audit, examine and adjust all accounts of county officials and courts operating in such counties where there is an accumulation of moneys, taxes, fees, fines and miscellaneous public funds received from any and all sources by county officials and courts operating in such counties, and which are accumulated and intended for public purposes other than the general administrative functions of the county, provided that such extra duty of accounting is to be performed in the same manner as is now by statute prescribed for the general county administrative business.  He shall also audit moneys and funds belonging to any levee district organized and operating in such county, moneys to be disbursed to school districts organized and operating in such county, and moneys to be disbursed in the county for library, hospital, recreation, public health and civil defense purposes;

  (2)  He shall prepare a statement of the estimated revenues of the county, classified as to funds and sources, and shall furnish the budget officer of the county with an itemized list of county expenditures for as many previous fiscal years as may be deemed proper for enabling the budget officer to arrive at a reasonable estimate of the anticipated revenues and the necessary expenses of the county in the preparation of the county budget;

  (3)  He shall countersign, on behalf of the county, all licenses issued for the sale of intoxicating liquor and shall keep in a readily accessible form a record of all such county licenses issued; and

  (4)  In counties of the second class only, he shall serve as a member of the county board of equalization.


(L. 1951 p. 371, A.L. 1973 H.B. 678, A.L. 1983 H.B. 283)

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