CITY OF JASPER MANAGER
Sec. 2-107. Mayor may serve as city manager.
The mayor may be appointed as city manager, with consent of the city council, and, in that capacity, shall have all powers and duties associated with the office of city manager in addition to his power and duties as mayor.
Sec. 2-108. Qualifications and appointment.
The city manager shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the city council. Such person shall be selected solely on the basis of his executive and administrative qualifications with special reference to his knowledge of an actual experience in municipal management. The city manager need not be a resident or the city or the state at the time of appointment.
(Code 1979, § 3-401)
Sec. 2-109. Powers and duties.
The city manager shall have the power, and it shall be his duty to:
(1) See that all laws and ordinances of the city are faithfully enforced;
(2) Hire and discharge for cause all employees of the city not authorized to be appointed or elected by city council, provided such power to appoint or discharge may be delegated to any other official or employee by the city manager;
(3) Fill all appointive offices of the city, except where otherwise provided by law, and to report such appointments or removals to the city council as soon as possible after the action is taken;
(4) Supervise and direct the official conduct of all appointive city officers;
(5) Exercise supervision and control over all departments and divisions of the city, except where otherwise provided by law;
(6) Attend all meetings of the city council with the right to take part in all discussions but not to vote;
(7) Recommend to the city council for adoption such measures, as he may deem necessary and expedient;
(8) Prepare and submit to the city council prior to the beginning of each fiscal year a budget of proposed expenditures for the ensuing year, showing in as much detail as practicable the amounts allotted to each department of the city government, and the reasons for such estimated expenditures;
(9) Keep current accounts showing at all times the fiscal condition of the city, including the current and anticipated expenses, appropriations, cash on hand, and anticipated revenue of all municipal funds and accounts;
(10) Keep the councilmembers fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the city;
(11) Fix all salaries and compensation of city employees lawfully employed by him, subject to the approval of the council;
(12) Examine all proposed contracts to which the city may be a party, and sign on behalf of the city any contract authorized by the city council excepting where the council directs that some other officer shall do so;
(13) Supervise the performance of all contracts made for work done for the city;
(14) Make all purchases of supplies, material, and equipment for the city and see that the same are received as contracted for, provided that if a purchase in excess of $5,000.00 is involved, prior approval of city council shall be necessary and opportunity for competitive bids shall be given after reasonable advertisement thereof;
(15) Conduct all sales that the council may authorize of personal property of the city which has become unnecessary or unfit for the city to use;
(16) Keep a current inventory showing all real and personal property of the city and its location;
(17) See to the publication of all notices, ordinances, or other documents required by law to be published;
(18) Prepare for the election officials all notices, ballots, and election supplies necessary in connection with municipal elections;
(19) Prepare and have custody of all municipal records required by law to be kept by the city and not by a specific officer; and
(20) Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Code, or required by ordinance or resolution of the city council.
(Code 1979, § 3-402)
Sec. 2-110. Removal.
The city manager shall serve at the pleasure of the city council and may be removed for office at any time by a vote of the majority of the members of city council.
(Code 1979, § 3-403)
Secs. 2-111--2-133. Reserved.