SECTION 3. GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE MAYOR.
   The Mayor shall:
   A.    Be the official and ceremonial head of the municipality.
   B.    Be the chief executive officer of the municipality. He shall supervise the administration of all affairs of the municipality and the conduct and administration of all departments and divisions thereof except Council and except as otherwise provided in this Charter.
   C.   Be the chief conservator of the peace within the City and shall see that all laws and ordinances are enforced.
   D.    Prepare the budget annually and submit it to Council and be responsible for its administration after adoption. As a part of the budget message, with relation to the proposed expenditures for capital improvements stated in the budget, the  Mayor shall include a statement of pending capital projects and proposed new  capital projects, relating the respective amounts proposed to be raised therefor by appropriations in the budget and the respective amounts, if any, proposed to be raised therefor by the issuance of securities during the fiscal year covered by the budget.
   E.    Unless otherwise provided by ordinance, execute on behalf of the municipality all authorized contracts, conveyances, evidences of indebtedness and all other such instruments to which the municipality is a party, and shall, where required, attach thereto the official seal of his office, which shall be the seal of the City.
   F.    Except as otherwise provided in this Charter, appoint and remove all directors of departments and all subordinate officers and employees in the departments, provided that there shall be compliance with the Civil Service provisions of this Charter.
   G.   Prepare and submit to the Council as of the end of the fiscal year, a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the City for the preceding year.
   H.    Keep the Council advised of the financial condition of the City.
   I.    Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Charter or required of him by Council.
   J.   Be the executive head of the Police and Fire Departments and as such, and to the extent not inconsistent with this Charter, have all powers and duties connected with and incident to the appointment, regulation, and government of such Departments and the removal and discipline of the officers and employees thereof as are now or may hereafter be conferred upon the Director of Public Safety of a city by the general laws of Ohio as supplemented by legislation of Council consistent therewith; and none of such powers and duties shall be transferred, reassigned or delegated to another officer, individual, board or commission.
   K.    Except as otherwise provided in this Charter, exercise all other functions, powers, rights and duties connected with and incident to the Office of Director of Public Safety of a city as are now or may hereafter be conferred upon such a director by the general laws of Ohio; provided, that any of such functions, powers, rights and duties, other than those connected with and incident to the Police and Fire Departments, may be transferred, reassigned and delegated by the Council to another officer, individual, board or commission.