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The Director of Public Service shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the members of Council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. The Director of Public Service shall be the head of the Division of Building Inspection and shall have charge of all public works and improvements and the construction thereof, and of all engineering and inspection in connection therewith. He shall be charged with the construction, improvement, repair and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, alleys, lanes, bridges, wharves, docks and breakwalls; of water mains, pumps, systems, pipes, purification and filtration plants, and the water distribution system; of sewers, sewage systems, drains, ditches, culverts, streams, watercourses and harbors; and of all public buildings, parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, and other public places belonging to the Municipality or dedicated to public use. He shall manage and control cemeteries, market houses, sewage treatment plants, waterworks, and all public utilities of the Municipality supported in whole or in part by taxation, and shall enforce all the obligations of privately-owned or operated public utilities enforceable by the Municipality. He shall have charge of the making and preservation of all surveys, maps, plans, drawings and estimates for public work; the cleaning, resurfacing, repairing, sprinkling and lighting of streets and public places; the collection and disposal of waste; and the preservation of all property belonging to the Municipality and pertaining to the functions thereof. He shall perform such other duties, consistent with his office, as may be required by this Charter, by ordinance of the Council, or as directed by the Mayor.