January 15, 2020 18:29 Updated Follow Yes, salaries may be paid out of the Recorders' Record Perpetuation fund. Must follow IC 36-2-7-10(f) and IC 36-2-7-10.2. Related articles Recorder Perpetuation: If budgeted, can an additional be asked? Does Clerk' s Record Perpetuation fund need an appropriation? Can Council force the use of Recorder's Record Perpetuation fund? Our Recorder has hired someone part time to perform document scanning and wants to pay them out of the perpetuation fund. Is it possible to pay salaries from the perpetuation fund and is an additional appropriation needed? Can payroll be encumbered?