Employee to sign contract on behalf of the city
as permitted by ordinance or resolution.
ENTITLED, An Act to
permit municipalities to delegate to employees the authority to enter into
certain contracts on behalf of the municipality.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
of a municipality
shall not be
the contract has been
authorized by a vote of the governing body at a duly assembled meeting thereof.
All written contracts of and conveyances by the municipality
Each written contract
executed in the name of the municipality by the mayor or president of the board of trustees, be
countersigned by the auditor or clerk, and have the corporate seal attached.
governing body of a municipality may, by ordinance or resolution, delegate to any employee of the
municipality the authority to enter into a contract on behalf of the municipality and to execute the
contract and any other instrument necessary or convenient for the performance of the contract
subject to the limitations delegated by the governing body.
Signed February 7, 2006