Chapter 2.32


2.32.010    Departments – Directors.

2.32.020    Repealed.

2.32.030    Designation and function of departments.

2.32.040    Departmental administrative fee schedule.

Prior legislation: Ords. 1-100.4 and 73-8.

2.32.010 Departments – Directors.

There shall be principal subdivisions of the City government known as departments. Each department shall be headed by the City Manager until such time as the Council shall approve the appointment of a “director” who shall then head the designated department. The director shall be appointed by and be responsible to the City Manager. These departments are the functional units under which all matters of an administrative, organizational or utilitarian nature shall fall and shall be all-inclusive of every City function as defined in this chapter. Each department may be further subdivided into divisions for operational purposes. [Code 1967 § 3-400.1; Code 1981 § 1.40.010].

2.32.020 Boards and commissions.

Repealed by Ord. 18-38(S). [Ord. 92-30(S)(A), 1992. Code 1967 § 3-400.2; Code 1981 § 1.40.020].

2.32.030 Designation and function of departments.

The City departments are designated in this section and their functions set forth:

Chapter 2.36 HCC

Department of Finance

Chapter 2.40 HCC

Department of Port and Harbor

Chapter 2.44 HCC

Department of Administration

Chapter 2.52 HCC

Police Department

Chapter 2.53 HCC

Fire Department

Chapter 2.56 HCC

Department of Public Works

[Amended by City in August 2017; Ord. 91-7 § 2, 1991; Ord. 85-35 § 2, 1985. Code 1981 § 1.40.030].

2.32.040 Departmental administrative fee schedule.

Unless established by ordinance or resolution of the City Council, the director of each department of the City shall have the authority, subject to the approval of the City Manager and ratification by the City Council, to promulgate and maintain an administrative fee schedule for services provided by that department. Fees for identical services shall be uniform throughout all departments. A current copy of the departmental administrative fee schedule shall be available for inspection by any person at the front reception area of the department and at the office of the City Clerk. Unless otherwise provided by ordinance or resolution, all fees collected under this schedule shall be forwarded to the Finance Department for deposit into the general fund. [Ord. 92-07(S)(A), 1992. Code 1981 § 1.40.040].


For Alaska Statute provisions authorizing municipalities to establish and prescribe the functions of departments, officers and agencies, see AS 29.35.010.