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Not later than ninety days after the end of the fiscal year, the head of each department responsible solely to the Mayor and each independent board and commission shall make an annual report in writing to the Mayor and the head of every other department shall make an annual report in writing to the officer who appointed him. Each departmental board and commission shall, not later than sixty days after the end of each fiscal year, make an annual report in writing to the head of the department with which such board or commission is connected. All such reports shall be attached as exhibits to the report made by the head of the department to his superior officer. Not later than one hundred and twenty days after the end of the fiscal year, the Managing Director and the Director of Finance shall make their annual reports to the Mayor with recommendations. They shall transmit to the Mayor as appendices to their reports, all reports made to them by department heads. Copies of all reports required by this section shall be filed in the Department of Records.
Sources: The Administrative Code of 1929, Act of April 9, 1929, P.L. 177, Section 504.
Purposes: Annual reports are required of all officers and agencies of the City so that the Mayor and the public may be kept informed on a current basis of the operations of all phases of the City government. Such reports are to be channelled up through the administrative structure of the City government to the Mayor. They are to be filed with the Department of Records where they are to be available for public inspection. See Section 5-1104.