Chapter 2.11
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT*

Sections:

2.11.010    Department created.

2.11.020    Director – Appointment.

2.11.030    Director – Duties.

*    Code reviser’s note: Ordinance 3169 repealed and reenacted this chapter. Prior to its repeal and reenactment, the chapter concerned the finance director and was based on the provisions of Ords. 2596 and 2677.

2.11.010 Department created.

The finance and administrative services department is established and created. (Ord. 3169 § 4 (Exh. D), 2017).

2.11.020 Director – Appointment.

The finance and administrative services director shall be appointed by the city manager to serve at the pleasure of the city manager. In the absence or vacancy of the finance and administrative services director position, the city manager may appoint an acting finance and administrative services director to perform all the duties of the finance and administrative services director. In all cases where the Port Townsend Municipal Code refers to the “clerk-treasurer” or “treasurer,” such provisions shall be construed to mean the city finance and administrative services director. The person so appointed shall have a minimum of three years of management experience in duties related to the responsibilities of the position, and a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration, or equivalent experience and specialized training. The compensation to be paid the finance and administrative services director shall be fixed by the city council in the yearly budget. (Ord. 3169 § 4 (Exh. D), 2017).

2.11.030 Director – Duties.

The powers, duties and responsibilities of the finance and administrative services director shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the city manager, and shall include, without limitation, the following:

A. Receive and safely keep all money and other negotiable instruments which come into the city treasury, and follow all laws of the state of Washington regarding the accountability therefor;

B. Keep such books, accounts, and make such reports as may be required by the Division of Municipal Corporations of the Office of the State Auditor;

C. Exercise the duties of the city finance director as provided in RCW Title 35A, including without limitation computation and preparation of the city budget in the manner and form and at the time required by Chapter 35A.33 RCW;

D. Exercise the duties and authorities of auditing officer as provided in RCW 42.24.080, as applicable to the city;

E. Supervise the human resources division;

F. Supervise the information systems division;

G. Perform such other duties as directed by the city manager, or as provided by city ordinance or state law. (Ord. 3169 § 4 (Exh. D), 2017).