The city clerk shall be responsible for keeping and preserving the city seal and all records of the council; attending meetings of the council and keeping a journal of its proceedings at such meetings, including the names of members present and absent, the vote of each member on each ordinance or resolution, where a roll call vote is had, the title of each ordinance or resolution, and each motion considered; preparing and certifying copies of official records in his office, for which fees may be prescribed by ordinance; and performing such other duties as may be required by the council or mayor.

The city clerk shall attest the signature of the mayor on all instruments signed in the name of the city and other official acts of the mayor. The city clerk shall have the custody of and preserve in said clerk’s office the public records, original rolls and ordinances, ordinance books, all contracts, title deeds, certificates and papers, and all other records or documents not required by the Charter or by ordinance to be deposited elsewhere.