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The Mayor shall be the chief executive officer of the Municipality. The Mayor shall supervise the administration of all the affairs of the Municipality and the conduct and administration of all departments except Council, Clerk of Council, Department of Finance and Department of Law. The Mayor shall be the chief conservator of the peace within the Municipality. The Mayor shall see that all laws, resolutions and ordinances are enforced therein.
The Mayor shall execute on behalf of the Municipality all authorized contracts, conveyances, evidences of indebtedness and all other instruments to which the Municipality is a party, and shall, where required, attached thereto the official seal of the Mayor’s office.
The Mayor shall keep the Council advised of the condition and needs of the Municipality, and the Mayor shall recommend to Council such measures as the Mayor may deem necessary or expedient for the welfare of the Municipality. The Mayor, with the assistance of the Department of Finance, shall submit proposed operating and capital budgets for the consideration of Council each year.
The Mayor shall be the official and ceremonial head of the Municipality.