City of South Pasadena, FL
Pinellas County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Adopted by the City Commission of the City of South Pasadena 12-18-1984 by Ord. No. 84-23 as Ch. 2, Art. III, of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 42.

§ 18-1 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 18-1, Supervision and control by Commissioner assigned to department, was repealed 6-25-1996 by Ord. No. 96-05.

§ 18-2 Duties of the Department of Administration.

[Amended 12-20-1988 by Ord. No. 88-26; 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
The Department of Administration shall be responsible for the following:
A. 
The general administration of the city.
B. 
Recordation and noticing of all Commission meetings.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsections C and D, which immediately followed this subsection and dealt with insurance programs and personnel-related issues, were deleted 12-14-1993 by Ord. No. 93-19. This ordinance also renumbered former Subsections E and F as Subsections C and D, respectively.
C. 
Contracts; including application of bid procedures and administration of current and previous contracts.
D. 
All duties not specifically assigned to one of the other departments, identifying the City Clerk as the primary contact person for the city, and including specifically the release of any and all official notices to the press or other news media.

§ 18-3 Duties of the Department of Finance.

[Amended 12-20-1988 by Ord. No. 88-26]
The Department of Finance shall be responsible for the following:
A. 
Preparation of the annual budget and continual review of actual and estimated obligations and expenditures. In the preparation of the annual budget, coordinating with the Mayor, Commissioners and department heads to reach agreement on requirements for personnel, salaries thereof, automotive and other equipment, supplies, maintenance needs and capital improvements, etc., in order to include in the budget sufficient amounts for all needed services and work.
[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14; 12-14-1993 by Ord. No. 93-19]
B. 
Review of monthly financial reports and periodic audit of the city records.
C. 
Review of financial records, monthly receipts, bank accounts and investments to assure that all available funds, except those needed for normal operations, are invested expeditiously and bear fair interest.
D. 
Upon receipt each year from the County Tax Assessor of the total assessed valuations of property situated in South Pasadena, recommending to the Mayor and Commissioners the millage to be levied. Upon agreement, the City Clerk shall certify, within thirty (30) days after receipt of assessed valuations, the approved millage to the County Tax Assessor; and
E. 
Risk management, including insurance, employee health and life, liability, real and personal property and worker's compensation.
[Added 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
F. 
Technological coordination.
[Added 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
G. 
Performing such other duties as may be required in the position of Director of Finance to serve the best interests of the citizens of the city.

§ 18-4 Duties of the Department of Public Safety.

[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
The Department of Public Safety shall be responsible for the following:
A. 
Police services and traffic control.
B. 
The Fire Department and rescue services.
C. 
Bus transportation.
D. 
Public health.
E. 
Maintenance of traffic signals.
F. 
All duties necessary for the proper operation of the Department and all functions related to this Department within the city.
G. 
Hazardous materials.
[Added 1-25-1994 by Ord. No. 94-01]

§ 18-5 Duties of the Department of Community Improvement.

[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
The Department of Community Improvement is responsible for the following:
A. 
The operation of the Department of Community Improvement, including the issuance of building permits by the Building Official according to criterion as outlined by the City Commission in Chapter 130, Land Development Regulations, Comprehensive Plan and Code of the city.
B. 
Code enforcement.
C. 
Issuance of occupational licenses.
D. 
Inspections.
E. 
Energy conservation.
F. 
Planning and zoning.
G. 
Maintaining the land use map.
H. 
Comprehensive planning.
I. 
Economic development.
J. 
Grant coordination.
K. 
Concurrency coordination.
L. 
All other matters relating to the application of Part 1 of Chapter 130, Land Development Regulations, of the Code of the city to ensure the public health and welfare of the citizens of the city.

§ 18-6 Duties of the Department of Public Works.

[Amended 12-20-1988 by Ord. No. 88-26]
The Department of Public Works shall be responsible for the following:
A. 
Supervision of all matters pertaining to the proper operation of the sanitary sewer, storm drainage and water systems; and knowledge of the location and operation of the sewer and storm drainage systems throughout the city and identification of additional connection locations.
B. 
Garbage and trash.
C. 
Maintenance of the roads and streets in the city.
D. 
The placing of street markers and traffic-control signs.
E. 
Policing and mowing vacant property when needed.
F. 
Vector control.
[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
G. 
Removing debris from the streets and rights-of-way.
H. 
Traffic-control painting.
I. 
City beautification.
J. 
Parks.
[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
K. 
Recreational programs.
[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]
L. 
All other matters pertaining to the streets, drainage, sewage, garbage removal, utilities or other public works within the city.
[Amended 1-14-1992 by Ord. No. 91-14]

§ 18-7 Personnel Coordinator.

[Added 12-14-1993 by Ord. No. 93-19]
The Commission shall appoint by resolution a department head to act as Personnel Coordinator, and may appoint or reappoint at any time. The Personnel Coordinator shall have the duties and responsibilities set forth below:
A. 
Maintain personnel files as required by federal and Florida law and the Employee Handbook.
B. 
Oversee and direct the city's benefits program, ensuring that the benefit programs are quality programs that are comparable to other municipal programs in the area at a competitive cost.
C. 
Counsel employees on a variety of matters that affect employees' relationships, productivity and morale.
D. 
Act as liaison for OSHA, EEO, affirmative action and any and all state and federal inspections; act as a designated employee pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
E. 
Develop and maintain a job classification plan and prepare and update the salary plan as required by the Employee Handbook.
F. 
Administer the disciplinary measures as set forth in the Employee Handbook.