(a)   A sexton, to be appointed by the City Manager, shall be employed regularly, shall give his full time to his duties and shall be paid such salary as set forth in the current compensation ordinance.
   (b)   The sexton shall be subject to removal at any time by the City Manager.  In the event that no sexton is appointed, the City Manager shall assume and carry out the duties of the sexton required in this chapter.
   (c)   Under the direction and control of the City Manager, the sexton shall have full charge and control of, and shall direct all improvements in, the public cemeteries of the City, and shall direct the care and culture of trees, shrubbery and flowers, as may be permitted in the cemeteries.
   (d)   The sexton shall at all times be charged with and have custody and control of, and shall keep in good order and repair, all personal property, tools, implements, supplies, materials and effects of whatever kind or description belonging to the City and in any way pertaining to the use and management of the City cemeteries, and shall be responsible under his bond for the proper care, preservation and safekeeping of the same.  He shall prepare and keep continuously up to date an inventory of all such property.
   (e)   The sexton shall keep and preserve order in and about all City cemeteries and enforce the provisions of this chapter and any other ordinance or state law respecting public cemeteries and the interment or disinterment of the dead.
(1977 Code Sec. 6-1 to 6-3; 6-6.)