TOWNS, CITIES, VILLAGE DISTRICTS, AND UNINCORPORATED PLACES
CHOICE AND DUTIES OF TOWN OFFICERS
I. Town clerks shall be entitled to a minimum fee of $2 for recording a bill of conditional sale, a personal property mortgage or for a copy of any public records in his or her custody except copies of vital statistics, for recording writs of attachment, discharging a mortgage on the margin of a record or for recording an assignment thereof, provided, however, that each town, at the annual town meeting, may determine the rate and amount of compensation, in lieu of statutory fees, in combination with a portion of statutory fees or just statutory fees, to be allowed to the town clerk for his or her services.
II. Town clerks shall deposit all fees received with the town treasurer or in a municipal account controlled by the town treasurer at least monthly, or as directed by the selectmen, for the use of the town. In the event that any portion of the town clerk's compensation consists of statutory fees, the clerk shall submit an invoice for the amount of those fees to the treasurer, who shall pay out that amount to the clerk, notwithstanding RSA 32.
Source. 1953, 230:1. RSA 41:25. 1971, 512:4. 1973, 199:1. 2003, 100:1, eff. Aug. 5, 2003.