The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative officer of the town and with exception of the Town Attorney shall be responsible to the Town Council for administering all municipal affairs and shall have the following powers and duties:
   (A)   The Town Manager shall nominate all town officers, department heads and employees with the exception of the Town Attorney and Town Clerk, to the Town Council;
   (B)   The Town Manager shall direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices and agencies of the town with the exception of the Town Attorney, subject to the general direction and control of the Council;
   (C)   The Town Manager shall attend all meetings of the Council and recommend any measures deemed expedient;
   (D)   The Town Manager shall cooperate with and provide liaison with the Chief of Police in seeing that the laws of the State of North Carolina, the Town Charter and the ordinances, resolutions and regulations of the Council are faithfully executed within the town;
   (E)   The Town Manager shall prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the Council;
   (F)   The Town Manager shall annually submit to the Town Council and make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the town as of the end of each fiscal year;
   (G)   The Town Manager shall make any other reports that the Town Council may require concerning the operations of town departments, offices and agencies subject to the direction and control of the Town Manager; and
   (H)   The Town Manager shall perform any other duties that may be required or authorized by the Town Council.
(Ord. 03-02, passed 3-5-2003)