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§ 8-400. Certain General Provisions to Apply to Certain Officers. 164
All of the provisions of this charter which apply generally to department heads or departments, boards and commissions shall apply to the Mayor, the Managing Director, the Director of Finance, the City Treasurer, the City Representative, the Insurance Public Advocate, the Public School and Child Advocate, the Handicapped and Disabled Advocate and the Personnel Director and to their offices.
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Purposes: Certain provisions of this Charter apply generally to all department heads and to the principal officers of the executive and administrative branch. To avoid listing in each such section the offices of the Mayor, the Managing Director, the Director of Finance, the City Treasurer, the City Representative and the Personnel Director, reference is made generally to department heads, or departments, boards and commissions and such a reference includes the particular officers listed in this section. See, for example, Sections 8-405 and 8-406. The City Controller is regarded as a department head since he is the head of the Auditing Department.
Amended by approval of the voters at the election held on November 4, 2003 and certified on December 1, 2003. See Bill No. 030220 (approved May 15, 2003); Resolution No. 030231 (adopted May 1, 2003). Amended by approval of the voters at the election held on November 6, 2007, and certified on November 26, 2007. See Bill No. 070395 (approved September 20, 2007); Resolution No. 070411 (adopted June 14, 2007).