|Contact Address:||Ogden Dunes Town Hall
115 Hillcrest Road
Ogden Dunes, Indiana 46368
The Clerk-Treasurer is the keeper of the municipality's official public records and is the Chief Financial Officer of the Town of Ogden Dunes. Specific duties are defined by the Indiana Code and the Municipal Code of Ordinances. No other elected municipal duties are as specifically defined by law as the duties of the Clerk-Treasurer.
The Clerk-Treasurer has broad powers to hire and supervise employees and oversee the operation of the municipal budgets including utilities. The ranking status of the Clerk-Treasurer is on equal level with the Town Council. The only area in which the Clerk-Treasurer does not have complete authority is setting wages and final approval of budgets. The Clerk-Treasurer may be called upon to break tie votes at Town Council meetings. The office of the Clerk-Treasurer has evolved dramatically from a bookkeeper and secretary to a financial manager whose responsibilities impact the financial well-being of local government.
In Indiana, the Clerk-Treasurer is elected for a four year term of office. Duties of the Clerk-Treasurer include but are not limited to the following: