(A)   The City Council shall be responsible for establishing and approving personnel policies, the position classification and pay plan, and may change the policies and benefits as necessary.  They also shall make and confirm appointments when so specified by the general statutes.
   (B)   (1)   The City Manager shall be responsible for establishment, administration, and direction of the personnel policy and program of the City.  The City Manager shall appoint, suspend, and remove all city officers and employees except those elected by the people or whose appointment is otherwise provided for by law.  The City Manager shall make appointments, dismissals and suspensions in accordance with the City Charter and other duly adopted policies of the City.
      (2)   The City Manager shall appoint a Human Resources Director who shall assist in the preparation and maintenance of the position classification plan and the pay plan, and perform such other duties in connection with a modern personnel program as the Manager shall require.  All matters dealing with personnel shall be routed through the office of the Human Resources Director who shall maintain a complete system of personnel files and records.
      (3)   The City Manager shall:
         (a)   Establish and implement policies, rules, and revisions to the personnel system by preparing and implementing a comprehensive personnel policy;
         (b)   Make minor revisions and recommend major revisions to the position classification plan to the City Council for approval;
         (c)   Prepare and recommend revisions to the pay plan to the City Council for approval;
         (d)   Determine which employees shall be subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA);
         (e)   Establish and maintain a roster of all persons and authorized positions in the municipal service, setting forth each position and employee, class title of position, salary, any changes in class title and status, and such data as may be desirable or useful;
         (f)   Develop and administer such recruiting programs as may be necessary to obtain an adequate supply of competent applicants to meet the needs of the city;
         (g)   Develop and coordinate training and educational programs for city employees;
         (h)   Investigate periodically the operation and effect of the personnel provisions of this chapter; and
         (i)   Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the City Council not inconsistent with this chapter.
(Ord. passed 5-19-92; Am. Ord. O-2003-49, passed 8-19-03)