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Section 7-105 Warrants.

When payment of a demand has been authorized by the Council and approved as provided in this article, the Mayor and Auditor shall draw warrants on the Treasurer therefor. Such warrants must be signed by the Mayor and attested by the Auditor; but no warrants, except such as are issued upon funds created by special assessments, or warrants issued in settlement of judgments of the courts, shall be drawn signed by the Mayor or attested by the Auditor until the money for the payment thereof is in the hands or under the control of the City Treasurer. Check-warrants countersigned by the Treasurer, checks signed by the Treasurer, or other method of payment authorized by law may be used in lieu of warrants. Such check-warrants or checks shall be drawn upon a bank in which the Treasurer has deposited money for such purpose. [Ch. 1903, sec. 280; rev. 1914, sec. 75; 1928 pub., sec. 75; 1942 recod., sec. 2-412; rev. Nov. 6, 1962; am. May 20, 1986; am. May 18, 1994.]