[CC 1974 §2-156; Ord. No. 1220 §2, 7-18-1984]
There is hereby created in and for the City of Richmond, Missouri, the office of the Director of Public Works.
[CC 1974 §2-157; Ord. No. 1220 §3, 7-18-1984]
The Mayor shall, with the consent and approval of a majority of the members elected to the City Council, appoint some suitable and competent person to the office of the Director of Public Works.
[CC 1974 §2-158; Ord. No. 1220 §4, 7-18-1984]
The person appointed to the office of Director of Public Works shall have extensive experience in municipal works operation, including experience in an administrative capacity, or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
[CC 1974 §2-159; Ord. No. 1220 §5, 7-18-1984]
The Director of Public Works shall have charge of:
The supervision of repair of all municipal buildings, bridges, viaducts, waterways, sewers, drains, structures and other improvements, including alterations, modifications and maintenance of the same, unless otherwise provided by ordinance or Council order.
The grading and improvements of all streets and public ways, keeping the same open and in safe and clean condition.
The construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of all pavings and curbs.
The supervision and control, as far as the City can exercise, over all privately owned or operated public utilities doing business in the City, and the enforcement of all ordinances in relation thereto.
The making and keeping of all records of purchases, inventory, use of supplies and expenses incurred, in addition to any other records as required by the Mayor or Council.
Shall attend all regular Council meetings and all other special meetings and committee meetings as directed by the Mayor.
The Director of Public Works shall be the immediate supervisor over the head of the Street Department, Water Department and Sewer Department.
The Director of Public Works shall be answerable to the City Administrator.
As Director of Public Works, he/she shall perform such additional duties not herein specifically set out as may be required by law, by ordinance, by order of the City Council or by the Mayor.