The Manager shall be the chief executive officer of the Municipality and shall be responsible to Council for the proper administration of the municipal government and their duties shall be:
   (A)   To see that the laws and ordinances are enforced.
   (B)   To appoint, promote and, when deemed necessary for the good of the service, suspend, remove or otherwise discipline all City employees and appointive administrative officers, except as otherwise provided for by or under this Charter and subject to the provisions of this Charter pertaining to the Civil Service. This Section 5-3(B) shall not be construed to grant status as a classified employee if the employee or administrative officer is in the unclassified service pursuant to this Charter.
   (C)   To exercise control over all departments created by Council.
   (D)   To recommend to Council such measures as deemed necessary or expedient.
   (E)   To keep Council fully advised of the financial condition and needs of the Municipality.
   (F)   To prepare and submit to Council such reports as may be required by that body.
   (G)   To submit to Council at such time as the Council shall designate, a budget which shall include:
      (1)   An itemized estimate of the expense of conducting each department.
      (2)   Comparisons of such estimates with the corresponding items of expenditure for the last two (2) complete years and with the expenses of the current fiscal year, plus an estimate of the expenditure necessary to complete the current fiscal year.
      (3)   Reasons for the proposed increases or decreases in such items of expenditures compared with the current fiscal year.
      (4)   A separate schedule of each department showing the things necessary for the department to do during the year, and the things desirable to do if funds permit.
      (5)   A statement of the amounts to be appropriated to pay the debts of the Municipality.
      (6)   Such other information as may be required by Council.
   (H)   To prepare and submit to Council, as of the end of the fiscal year, a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the Municipality for the preceding year.
   (I)   To be in charge of all purchases of the Municipality.
   (J)   To execute and deliver all contracts for the Municipality, except franchises for public utility services.
   (K)   To attend all meetings of Council with the right of discussion, but without vote.
   (L)   To perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Charter or required by resolution or ordinance of Council.
      (Amended 11/06/2001)