§ 2.04.060  POWERS AND DUTIES.
   The City Manager shall be the administrative head of the government of the city under the direction and control of the City Council except as otherwise provided in this chapter. He or she shall be responsible for the efficient administration of all affairs of the city which are under his or her control. In addition to his or her general powers as administrative head, and not as a limitation thereon, it shall be his or her duty and he or she shall have the powers hereinafter set forth:
   A.   Enforcement of franchises, etc.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to see that all franchises, contracts, permits and privileges granted by the City Council are faithfully observed.
   B.   Authority over employees.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager and he or she shall have the duty to control, order and give direction to all heads of departments and to subordinate officers and employees of the city under his or her jurisdiction through their department heads, excepting the City Treasurer and City Attorney.
   C.   Power of appointment and removal.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to, and he or she shall appoint, remove, promote and demote any and all officers and employees of the city, except the City Treasurer and City Attorney, subject to all personnel ordinances, rules and regulations. Appointments and removal of department directors will be made after consulting with the City Council.
   D.   Administrative reorganization of offices.  It shall be the duty and responsibility of the City Manager to conduct studies and effect such administrative reorganization of offices, positions or units under his or her direction as may be indicated in the interest of efficient, effective and economical conduct of the city's business.
   E.   Ordinances.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager and he or she shall recommend to the City Council for adoption such measures and ordinances as he or she deems necessary.
   F.   Attendance at Council meetings.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to attend all meetings of the City Council, unless excused.
   G.   Financial reports.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to keep the City Council at all times fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the city.
   H.   Budget.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to prepare and submit the proposed annual budget and the proposed annual salary plan to the City Council for its approval.
   I.   Purchasing.  No expenditures shall be submitted or recommended to the City Council except on report and approval of the City Manager.
   J.   Investigations and complaints.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to make investigations into the affairs of the city and any department or division thereof, and any contract or the proper performance of any obligations of the city. Further, it shall be the duty of the City Manager to investigate all complaints in relation to matters concerning the administration of the city government and in regard to the service maintained by public utilities in such city.
   K.   Public buildings.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager and he or she shall exercise general supervision over all public buildings, public parks and all other public property which are under the control and jurisdiction of the City Council.
   L.   Hours of employment.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to devote his or her entire time to the duties of the office and in furthering the interests of the city, except as otherwise permitted by the City Council.
   M.   Additional duties.  It shall be the duty of the City Manager to perform such other duties and exercise such other powers as may be delegated to him or her from time to time by ordinance or resolution or other official action of the City Council.
   N.   It shall be the duty of the City Manager to evaluate methods for the retention, development, and recruitment of key executives, including, but not limited to, constructing and entering into agreements with individual executives to prevent, delay or defer retirement or resignation when such action is in the best interests of the city and the affected department.
('61 Code, § 2.46)  (Ord. 427, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 1085, passed 10-18-05; Am. Ord. 1095, passed 8-15-06)