Section 5.3.  Manager’s General Powers and Duties
The powers and duties of the City Manager shall include the following:
   (A)   To supervise and control the administrative affairs of the City and all departments thereof and to seek quality, economy and efficiency therein.
   (B)   To fully advise the Commission regarding the policies, affairs, and financial condition and needs of the City, with the right to take part in all discussions relating thereto.
   (C)   To recommend an annual budget or budgets to the City Commission and to carry out the policies, budgets, and directives of the Commission.
   (D)   To preserve the public peace, health, and safety of persons and property and see to the enforcement of the ordinances of this City, this Charter, and general law.
   (E)   To install a system of centralized purchasing, control expenditures, and superintend all operating units and contracts of the City.
   (F)   To appoint and remove, subject to the provisions of this Charter or the administrative code adopted pursuant hereto, all officers and employees of the City, all appointments to be on a basis of fitness, training and experience and for indefinite terms.
   (G)   To perform such other functions and have such other powers as may be established by general law, this Charter, any ordinance or resolution of this City, or as may be required of or accorded to the Manager by the Commission.
(Amended March 10, 2020)