(A)   Appointment. The Mayor and the City Council shall appoint a City Administrator and fix the Administrator's compensation. The City Administrator shall be named solely on the basis of the person's executive and administrative qualifications.
   (B)   Term. The City Administrator shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and City Council for an indefinite term.
   (C)   Bond. The City Administrator shall enter into an approved bond in the sum as prescribed by the City Council, conditioned for the faithful and honest performance of the duties of the office. The cost of the bond shall be paid by the city.
   (D)   Removal. The City Administrator may be removed from office by a majority vote of all members of the City Council. Those members voting for removal shall state their reasons for the vote. The action of the City Council in removing the City Administrator shall be final. In all cases the City Administrator shall receive 90 days notice of removal, or severance pay for 90 days if the removal is effective immediately; or for a greater amount as dictated by a contract between the city and the City Administrator.
(1985 Code, § 2-100)