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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 001 : CITY OF BARRE

Subchapter 004 : CITY OFFICIALS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 404)
  • § 1-404. Duties and responsibilities

    The City Manager shall:

    (a) Be the chief administrative official of the City;

    (b) Enforce all laws and ordinances of the City;

    (c) Appoint and remove all department heads and all other officers, subordinates, and assistants and fix their salary or compensation, for whose selection or removal no other method is provided in this act, except that he or she may authorize the head of a department to appoint and remove subordinates in such department, supervise and control his or her appointees, and report the appointment or removal at the next meeting thereafter of the City Council;

    (d) Negotiate contracts for the City; provided, however, that any contract involving more than $1,000.00 shall be subject to the approval of the City Council; make recommendations concerning the nature and location of municipal improvements and execute municipal improvements as determined by the City Council;

    (e) See that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the municipality or its inhabitants by any statute, public utility, franchise, or other contract are faithfully kept and performed and, upon knowledge of any violation, call the same to the attention of the City Council;

    (f) Attend meetings of the City Council with the right to take part in the discussion, but without the right to vote;

    (g) Recommend to the City Council for adoption such measures as he or she may deem necessary or expedient, keep the Council advised of the financial condition of the City, make reports to the Council, as requested by it, and at least once a year make an annual report of his or her work for the benefit of the Council and the public;

    (h) Investigate at any time the affairs of any officer or department;

    (i) Perform such other duties as may be required of the City Manager by ordinance or resolution of the City Council.