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Except as otherwise provided by this Charter, the responsibilities of each department within the executive branch shall be prescribed by ordinance.
The administration and management of each department within the executive branch shall be the responsibility of the department head. Such officials may:
1. Appoint qualified individuals to fill all positions within their departments which are exempt from the Civil Service provisions of this Charter;
2. Adopt rules and regulations governing matters within the jurisdiction of their respective departments, subject, if applicable, to Section 4.102; and
3. With the approval of the City Administrator, reorganize their respective departments.
No person serving on a board or commission created by state law to discharge a state function specifically within the City and County may be employed as a paid staff member to a board or commission created by this Charter.