The City Manager shall report directly to the Mayor and may be removed by the Council upon a majority vote of the entire Council.
   (A)   He or she shall directly supervise all city department heads and shall have overall responsibility for all city staff.
   (B)   The City Manager shall work closely with the City Council, with any policy or advisory boards or committees appointed by the Council, and with the general public; interacts with other city managers, with statewide organizations and associations, with representatives of governmental agencies at the state and federal levels, and with the news media.
   (C)   The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the city, performing highly responsible managerial and supervisory work in planning, organizing and directing the operations of the city.  Duties include administering policies established by the City Council and by law; developing and implementing administrative procedures; coordinating and directing all departments and staff operations; selecting, developing and effectively utilizing staff; and overall supervision of projects, city financing and intergovernmental relationships.
(2005 Code, § 1-2-2)  (Ord. 920707, passed 7-7-1992)