[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Snow Hill 3-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-04. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Appointment of Town Manager — See Charter, § 72.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 27.
Editor's Note: The provisions of this ordinance were originally adopted as Ch. 28, but were redesignated to fit the organizational structure of the Code.
The Town Manager shall be chosen on the basis of his or her executive ability and administrative qualifications with special reference being made to his or her actual experience in, or knowledge of, accepted practice in respect to the duties of the office, as hereinafter set forth.
The Town Manager shall receive such compensation as the Mayor and Council shall determine from time to time.
The Town Manager shall be responsible to the Mayor and Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the Town and, to that end, subject to the personnel regulations duly adopted by the Town, and subject to the provisions of the Snow Hill Charter, he or she shall have power and shall be required to:
Appoint and, when necessary for the good of the service, suspend or remove all employees of the Town except as otherwise provided by resolution or the Charter of Snow Hill and except as he or she may authorize the head of a department or office to appoint, suspend or remove subordinates in such department or office;
Attend all Council meetings and arrange for minutes of all Council meetings to be recorded;
Supervise the financial administration of the Town government, the preparation and administration of the budget, and the disbursement of monies and control over expenditures, in conjunction with the Mayor and the Treasurer;
Maintain a general accounting system for the Town in such form as the Council may require, not contrary to state law;
Ascertain that all taxable property within the Town is assessed for taxation;
Collect all taxes, special assessments, license fees, liens, and all other revenues of the Town, and receive any funds receivable by the Town;
Do such other things in relation to the fiscal or financial affairs of the Town as the Mayor and Council may require or as may be required elsewhere in the Code or the Charter; and
Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Charter or required of him by the Mayor and Council, not inconsistent with the Charter of Snow Hill, Maryland.
All office, department, and agency heads shall serve under the supervision of, and shall report to, the Town Manager. All subordinate officers and employees of the offices, departments, and agencies of the Town government may be appointed and removed by the Town Manager, after consultation with the Mayor and the Council, in accordance with rules and regulations in any merit system which may be adopted by the Council.