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City of Kingston, NY
Ulster County
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[Amended 12-16-1999 by L.L. No. 1-2000, approved 1-3-2000]
A. 
Until otherwise provided by local law, the administrative service of the city, under the supervision of the Mayor, shall include a Department of Financial Administration headed by the Comptroller; an Office of the Corporation Counsel headed by the Corporation Counsel; a Department of Assessment headed by the City Assessor; a Building Department headed by the Building Safety Officer; Department of Public Works headed by the Superintendent of Public Works; a Water Department headed by the Superintendent of the Water Department; a Police Department headed by the Chief of Police; a Fire Department headed by the Fire Chief; a Parks and Recreation Department headed by the Director of Recreation/Parks Administrator; a Department of Planning headed by the City Planner; a Department of Engineering headed by the City Engineer; a Purchasing Department headed by a Purchasing Assistant; a Special City Judge, City Historian, Deputy Assessor, Deputy Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Registrar of Vital Statistics, Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics, Deputy City Clerk, Deputy Comptroller, Community Development Director, Assistant Corporation Counsel, Urban Parks Coordinator, Bingo Inspector, Dog Control Officer and all departments, divisions, officers and officials existing at the time of passage of this Charter.[1]
[Amended 3-5-2019 by L.L. No. 1-2019, approved 3-19-2019]
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Editor's Note: See Administrative Code.
B. 
The head of each such department shall devote full-time to his or her employment with the city and shall accept no other employment which would conflict with such duties.
C. 
The Common Council may reorganize departments at any time by local law, after receiving and considering the recommendations of the Mayor and appropriate department heads. Any such local law may change the number, names, functions, powers and duties of any and all offices in departments, except such as may not be changed by city action under state law, and may reallocate the functions, powers and duties of such offices and departments.