Chapter 2.26


2.26.010    Public safety director established.

2.26.020    Salary.

2.26.030    Character and conduct.

2.26.040    Scheduling and administrative duties – Responsibilities.

2.26.050    Blanket amendment.

2.26.010 Public safety director established.

There is hereby created within the city of Blaine the position of public safety director. The position shall be appointed by the city manager for an indefinite term and may be removed at will by the city manager. (Ord. 2179 § 1, 1995)

2.26.020 Salary.

The salary of the public safety director shall be set annually as part of the budget process. (Ord. 2179 § 1, 1995)

2.26.030 Character and conduct.

The public safety director shall maintain a high moral character, be free of moral turpitude, and shall at all times conduct him/herself with dignity becoming an employee of a municipal corporation. (Ord. 2179 § 1, 1995)

2.26.040 Scheduling and administrative duties – Responsibilities.

The public safety director shall hereinafter assume the responsibilities and duties previously assigned to the chief of police and the fire chief. These duties shall include, but shall not be limited to, preparing the salary schedules and preliminary budget estimates for both the police and fire departments and shall be available to consult with the city manager concerning the same. The public safety director shall be the chief administrative officer for both the police and fire departments. (Ord. 2179 § 1, 1995)

2.26.050 Blanket amendment.

All Blaine municipal code designations “chief of police,” “fire chief” or any variations therein shall be amended to read “public safety director.” (Ord. 2179 § 1, 1995)