13.04.020: PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICE:
The public services department shall have authority to operate and maintain the city culinary water system and to furnish water service to the residents of the city for the fees set by the city council by resolution. To accomplish these purposes, the public services department is empowered to employ persons, purchase and approve real property, acquire equipment and perform all other acts necessary or incidental to the accomplishing of the above described purposes, subject to all applicable ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations, policies and directives of the city manager. (Ord. 2000-28)