The county clerk's duties include recording all proceedings of the County Board and attending all its meetings. The clerk must also attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization, keeping the minutes thereof as well as scheduling and advertising all meetings. The clerk must countersign all warrants issued by the board which have been signed by the chairman. Special duties, as required by law, may also be necessary. The clerk must keep a record of all the official bonds and a record of the layout, changes, and improvements to all roads. The clerk must also report to the Secretary of State the names of all the county officials, their signatures, and their seals of office before February 1. Additional duties of the county clerk include payroll, accounts payable, and issuance of liquor licenses and tobacco licenses to establishments outside the city limits. The county clerk may also appoint a deputy for whose acts the clerk will be responsible. The county treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds or surveyor may not be appointed as deputies.