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Powers and duties of the City Manager shall be:

(1) To have general supervision over the administrative affairs of the City;

(2) To appoint and remove at any time all department heads, officers and employees of the City except members of the City Council, and subject to the provisions of any applicable law, rule or regulation relating to civil service; provided, that the Council may provide for the appointment by the Mayor subject to the confirmation of the Council of the City Planning Commission and other advisory citizens’ committees, commissions and boards advisory to the City Council; and provided further, that the City Manager shall appoint the Municipal Judge subject to confirmation by the Council. The Council may cause an audit to be made of any department or office of the City government and may select the persons to make it without the advice or consent of the City Manager;

(3) To attend all meetings of the Council at which attendance may be required by that body;

(4) To see that all laws and ordinances are faithfully executed subject to the authority which the Council may grant the Mayor to maintain law and order in times of emergency;

(5) To recommend for adoption by the Council such measures as he may deem necessary and expedient;

(6) To prepare and submit to the Council such reports as may be required by that body or as may deem it advisable to submit;

(7) To keep the Council fully advised on the financial condition of the City and its future needs;

(8) To prepare and submit to the Council a tentative budget for the fiscal year;

(9) To perform such other duties as the Council may determine by ordinance or resolution. [Ord. 3545 § 2, 2002; Code 1970 § 2.06.020; Code 1954 § 1-7.08.]