§ 31.02  TOWN MANAGER.
   (A)   Council-manager form. Pursuant to G.S. §§ 160A-101 and 160A-102, the Charter of the town, as set forth in Chapter 362 of the 1905 Private Laws of the state, as amended, is hereby further amended to provide that the town shall operate under the council-manager form of government in accordance with G.S. Ch. 160A, Art. 7, Part 2, and any charter provisions not in conflict therewith.
   (B)   Notice of council-manager form of government. The Town Clerk-Treasurer shall cause a notice to be duly published, stating that an ordinance amending the Charter to adopt the council-manager form of government has been adopted. Subject to any referendum petitioned for and conducted pursuant to G.S. § 160A-103, this section shall be in full force and effect from and after 1-1-2009.
(Prior Code, § 31.01)
   (C)   Powers and duties of managers. The Manager shall be the Chief Administrator of the town. He or she shall be responsible to the Board for administering all municipal affairs placed in his or her charge by them, and shall have the following powers and duties:
      (1)   He or she shall appoint and suspend or remove all town officers ad employees not elected by the people and whose appointment or removal is not otherwise provided for by law, except the city attorney, in accordance with general personnel rules, regulations, policies, or ordinances as the Board may adopt.
      (2)   He or she shall direct or supervise the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the town, subject to the general direction and control of the Council, except as otherwise provided by law.
      (3)   He or she shall attend all meetings of the Board and recommend any measures that he or she deems expedient.
      (4)   He or she shall see that any laws of the state, the city charter, and the ordinances, resolutions, and regulations of the Council are faithfully executed within the town.
      (5)   He or she shall prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the Board.
      (6)   He or she shall annually submit to the Board and make available to the pubic a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the town as of the end of the fiscal year.
      (7)   He or she shall make any other reports that the Board may require concerning the operations of town departments, offices, and agencies subject to his or her direction and control.
      (8)   He or she shall perform any other duties that may be required or authorized by the Board.
  (Ord. passed 4-10-2008)
Statutory reference:
   Duties of the Mayor, G.S. § 160A-69