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(a) Departments. A Department of Law, Department of Finance, Department of Public Service, Department of Engineering, Department of Buildings, Structures and Inspections, and Department of Purchasing are hereby established by this Charter and Council shall provide by ordinance for the organization thereof. Each department shall be headed by a director, except Police and Fire which shall be headed by chiefs. The Council may by ordinance provide for the establishment and organization of other departments or divisions thereof and may provide for the abolishment or combination of any department or division not established by this Charter.
(Amened 11-2-10; 11-3-20.)
(b) Boards and Comissions. A Board of Building and Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, and Civil Service Commission are hereby established by this Charter. In addition to the boards and commissions so established by this Charter, Council may by ordinance provide for the establishment of additional boards and commissions and prescribe their powers and duties. Such additional boards and commissions may be abolished by Council.
(Amended 11-2-65; 11-3-20.)