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A. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
The Administrative Officer shall be the Director of Public Service until such time as Council shall by ordinance provide for some other person as Director of Public Service.
The Mayor shall appoint a Director of Public Service who must be confirmed by a majority of the members elected and appointed to Council.
B. DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
The Director of Public Service shall have the responsibility for construction, improvement and maintenance of Municipally-owned utilities, public works, buildings, grounds, cemeteries, parks, roads, streets and all other public places of the Municipality, and for the collection and disposal of wastes. The Director of Public Service shall have charge of, and shall supervise the maintenance of, all Municipal property and equipment, and the storage of all materials and supplies. The Director of Public Service shall be responsible for the issuance of all building and zoning permits, supervise the administration and enforcement of the zoning and building ordinances, and perform such other duties as Council may require. The Director of Public Service shall have all the powers and duties connected with and incidental to the appointment, regulation and government of the Department of Public Service, and the removal and discipline of the officers and employees thereof, as are now or may hereafter be conferred upon the Director of Public Service of a city by the general laws of the State of Ohio as supplemented by legislation of Council to the extent they are not inconsistent with this Charter.
C. MUNICIPAL ENGINEER.
The Mayor shall appoint, subject to confirmation by a majority of the members elected and appointed to Council, a Municipal Engineer who shall be a graduate engineer and registered professional engineer in the State of Ohio.
The Municipal Engineer shall be required to make such engineering studies as may be required by the Department of Public Service other than those which are of such magnitude as to require, in the opinion of the Mayor and Council, the services of outside consulting engineers or professional architects. The Municipal Engineer shall be functionally responsible for the satisfactory completion of such projects as come under the Municipal Engineer's jurisdiction, but shall not have direct authority over the employees of the Department of Public Service.
(Amended November 8, 1994)