Chapter 2.36


2.36.010    Department Acknowledged and Ratified

2.36.020    Responsibilities

2.36.030    Position Appointments

2.36.040    Compensation for Appointments

2.36.010 Department Acknowledged and Ratified.

The past, present and future existence of the City of Lake Stevens Public Works Department is acknowledged and ratified.

2.36.020 Responsibilities.

The Public Works Department is primarily responsible for the operation, installation, maintenance and repair activities in public works including sanitary sewer lines and pump stations, storm drainage systems, streets, equipment maintenance, parks and other facilities of the City. The Public Works Department also provides development plan reviews and inspections for land use developments in compliance with development regulations and other such activities as the Mayor or City Administrator may determine appropriate.

2.36.030 Position Appointments.

The Mayor, or City Administrator pursuant to executive authority provided by the Mayor, shall appoint a Director of the Public Works Department who will serve at the Mayor or City Administrator’s pleasure. The major duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of the Public Works Director or Public Works Director/City Engineer shall be those described in his/her position description. The authority to appoint and remove other Public Works Department Staff shall be vested in the executive authority of the Mayor as may be delegated to the Director.

2.36.040 Compensation of Appointments.

The Public Works Director or Public Works Director/City Engineer and other department staff shall receive such salary and in such amounts as the Council may, from time to time, establish by the City’s annual or biennial budget ordinance.