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Ordinance 2013-01

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF CITY FUNDS FOR SPECIFIED PURPOSES AS PROVIDED IN ACA § 14-59-105 BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


WHEREAS, ACA § 14-59-105 makes provision for payment of some obligations for a municipality by electronic funds transfer;


WHEREAS, in order to safeguard the integrity of the City's finances and provide necessary accounting information, certain steps need to be required before implementation of electronic funds transfers;


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, That:


Section 1: Pursuant to the authority of ACA § 14-59-105 (as amended) payment of salaries and wages of municipal officials and employees may be made by electronic funds transfer provided that the City Recorder Treasurer (or his/her designee) maintains a ledger containing the following information:

 

  1. Name, address and social security number of the employee/official receiving payment of salaries of wages;
  2.  Routing number from the bank in which the funds are held;
  3.  Account number;
  4.  Accounts clearing house trace number pertaining to the transfer;
  5.  Date and amount transferred; and,
  6.  Proof that the, employee/official has been notified of direct deposit of his or her salary/wages by electronic funds transfer.


Section 2: Disbursement of City funds used for payments to federal or state governmental entities may be made by electronic funds transfer.


Section 3: Disbursement of City funds and funds withheld from salaries or wages of employees or officials used for payment to federal or state governmental entities may be made by electronic funds transfer.


PASSED AND APPROVED this 8th day of January, 2013.

 

APPROVED:
BUDDY CURRY. Mayor

 

JENNIFER ALLEN, Recorder-Treasurer