The Mayor shall be the chief administrative officer and the head of the administrative branch of the City Government. He shall be responsible for the proper administration of all affairs of the City, except as otherwise specifically provided by law or this Charter, and to that end subject to the personnel provisions of this Charter, he shall have power and shall be required to:
   (1)   Appoint, supervise, promote and remove all officers and employees of the City except as otherwise provided by this Charter;
   (2)   Appoint, promote and remove, in accordance with civil service laws, all employees who are subject to the civil service laws of the State of West Virginia;
   (3)   Appoint, subject to the approval of the Council, the members of any board or commission which Council may create or establish pursuant to this Charter;
   (4)   Prepare the budget annually, submit it to Council and be responsible for its administration after adoption;
   (5)   Prepare and submit to Council as of the end of the fiscal year a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the City for the preceding fiscal year;
   (6)   Prepare and submit to Council a monthly statement of all receipts, disbursements and unpaid accounts in sufficient detail to show the exact financial condition of the City, and such statement shall be made available for public inspection;
   (7)   Keep Council advised of the future needs of the City and make such recommendations as may seem to him desirable; and
   (8)   Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Charter and such duties not inconsistent with this Charter as may be required of him by Council.