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With the approval of the Mayor:
(a) The Managing Director shall appoint the Police Commissioner, the Health Commissioner, the Fire Commissioner, the Street Commissioner, the Parks and Recreation Commissioner, the Welfare Commissioner, the Water Commissioner, the Commissioner of Public Property, the Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections, the Commissioner of Records, and the Prisons Commissioner; 52
(b) The Director of Finance shall appoint the Revenue Commissioner and the Procurement Commissioner.
Sources: No specific source.
Purposes: Since the Managing Director and the Director of Finance are to be responsible for the supervision and operation of the departments placed under them, they are given the power to appoint, with the approval of the Mayor, the individuals who are to head those departments. The Mayor has a voice in the appointment process because the ultimate responsibility of City administration is his.
Amended by approval of the voters at the election held on November 4, 2008, and certified on November 28, 2008. See Bill No. 080169 (approved August 4, 2008); Resolution No. 080181 (adopted June 19, 2008). Amended by approval of the voters at the election held on November 4, 2014, and certified on November 24, 2014. See Bill No. 140015 (approved May 19, 2014); Resolution No. 140035 (adopted May 8, 2014).