Chapter 2.14


2.14.010    Office established.

2.14.020    Powers, duties and responsibilities.

2.14.010 Office established.

The office of the public works director is established. The office of the public works director shall be an appointed office and appointments to the office shall be made by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the city council. The public works director shall report to and serve under the direction of the mayor. (Ord. 712 § 1 (part), 2000)

2.14.020 Powers, duties and responsibilities.

The public works director, in addition to such duties as may be prescribed from time to time by the mayor, shall supervise and assist in the engineering, surveying and drafting work involved in public works and improvements of the city, such as preparing estimates, plans, specifications, reports and recommendations on public improvements and sidewalks; supervise the keeping of maps, plans, plats, profiles, drawings, dedications, final estimates and specifications relating to city affairs; direct the city’s construction, repair, sweeping, cleaning and sprinkling of streets, curbs, gutters and alleys; direct the city’s construction, repair, cleaning and flushing of sewers; direct the maintenance and operation of the sewage treatment plant; direct the inspection of the street, sidewalk, water and sewer improvements; plan and recommend needed public construction and repair work; direct the maintenance of grounds and property of the city, including parks, Locust Grove cemetery, and Anderson Field airport; direct the building inspection program; direct the construction, maintenance and operation of the water system; supervise the city’s activities in the formation of local improvement districts; and prepare budgets and personnel recommendations relating to the department of public works. (Ord. 712 § 1 (part), 2000)