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The Director of Public Safety shall be the head of the Department of Public Safety and shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of 2/3 of all the members elected to Council. He may be removed from office by the Mayor, but such removal shall not take place without the concurrence of 2/3 of all the members elected to the Council, provided, however, that if the Mayor acts as Safety Director, the Council may, by a vote of 2/3 of all the members elected to the Council remove him as such Safety Director, and thereupon another Safety Director shall be appointed.
The Director of Public Safety shall be the head of the Division of Police, Division of Fire, Division of Building Engineering and Inspection, and Division of Health. He shall make all necessary rules and regulations for the governing of the Department of Public Safety and the several divisions thereof, and he shall be charged with the duty of enforcing all police, health, safety and sanitary regulations that may be prescribed by ordinances or rules of the Municipality, or the general laws of the State of Ohio. The Director of Public Safety shall perform such other duties, consistent with his office, as may be required by this Charter, by ordinance of the Council, or as directed by the Mayor.