§ 3.  


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  • It shall be the duty of the city manager to act as chief conservator of the peace within the city; to supervise the administration of the affairs of the city, except as otherwise specifically provided in this charter; to see that the ordinances of the city and the laws of the state are enforced; to make all appointments and removals in the administrative and executive service except as otherwise provided in this charter; to make such recommendation to the mayor and to the council concerning the affairs of the city as may to him or her seem desirable; to keep the mayor and the council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the city; to prepare and submit to the mayor the annual budget estimate for the mayor's review and comment prior to its submission to the council; to prepare and submit to the mayor and to the council such reports as may be required by each and to perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this charter or required of him or her by ordinance or resolution of the council.

    The city manager shall have the powers conferred by law upon boards of control. Except as otherwise provided in this charter, all other executive and administrative powers conferred by the laws of the state upon any municipal official shall be exercised by the city manager or persons designated by him or her.

(Amended by Ord. No. 77-1999, eff. Dec. 1, 2001; election of May 4, 1999)