Sec. 2-3-60.   City Manager.
   (a)   Appointment. The Board of Trustees, at its first regular meeting of each calendar year, shall appoint a City Manager. In the event a vacancy should occur in the office, the Board of Trustees shall appoint some other person to fill such unexpired term. The position of City Manager may be left vacant, at the election of the Board of Trustees, at any time. The City Manager shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.
   (b)   Duties. The City Manager shall perform the following duties:
      (1)   Act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees.
      (2)   Conduct assigned research.
      (3)   Prepare required reports and communications.
      (4)   Assist in the administration and enforcement of City policies and ordinances.
      (5)   Assist in the preparation of the City budget and in the management of City financial affairs.
      (6)   Have authority to sign reports, communications, applications and similar documents in dealing with other governmental entities, agencies and the like, but only to the extent that such documents, reports and communications do not contractually bind the City. Accordingly, he or she shall not have the authority to execute contracts.
      (7)   Perform such services as may be set forth in any annual contract for services between the State, this City and other cities employing him or her to the extent that the Board of Trustees shall request such services.
   (c)   Compensation. The Board of Trustees shall fix the compensation of the City Manager. Such compensation shall be in accordance with state funding. In the event that state funding of such position becomes inadequate or nonexistent, the Board may forthwith terminate the employment of any person holding the office.
(Ord. 234 §2, 1983; Ord. 347 §1, 2008)