Kimberling City, MO
Stone County
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[R.O. 2012 § 122.010; Ord. No. 149 § 1, 5-3-1993]
There is hereby created and established the office of City Administrator for the City of Kimberling City, Missouri.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.020; Ord. No. 149 § 2, 5-3-1993]
A qualified person hired as City Administrator shall serve under an initial one-year contract. If such person is then approved by the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen, he/she shall be employed as an employee of the City.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.030; Ord. No. 149 § 3, 5-3-1993]
The person serving as City Administrator shall reside within fifteen (15) miles of the City limits of the City of Kimberling City at the time of hiring or by a specific date as agreed between the Mayor of Kimberling City and the contract employee as a condition of employment, shall be a graduate of an accredited university or college, majoring in public or municipal administration or shall have the equivalent qualifications and experience in financial, administration and/or public relations fields.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.040; Ord. No. 149 § 4, 5-3-1993; Ord. No. 240, 4-7-1999]
The City Administrator, before entering upon the duties of his/her office, shall file with the City a bond or employee fidelity insurance. Such bond or employee fidelity insurance shall be approved by the Board of Aldermen and such bond shall insure the City of Kimberling City for the faithful and honest performance of the duties of the City Administrator for the City of Kimberling City and for rendering a full and proper account to the City of Kimberling City for funds and property which shall come into the possession or control of the City Administrator. The cost of such bond or employee fidelity insurance shall be paid by the City of Kimberling City.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.050; Ord. No. 149 § 5, 5-3-1993]
The City Administrator shall receive such compensation as may be determined from time to time by the Board of Aldermen and such compensation shall be payable biweekly.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.060; Ord. No. 149 § 6, 5-3-1993]
The Mayor, with the consent of a majority of the members elected to the Board of Aldermen, may remove the City Administrator from office for cause. If requested, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall grant the City Administrator a public hearing within thirty (30) days following notice of such removal.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.070; Ord. No. 149 § 7, 5-3-1993]
A. 
Administrative Officer. The City Administrator shall be the Chief Administrative Assistant to the Mayor and as such shall be the Administrative Officer of the City Government. Except as otherwise specified by ordinance or by the law of the State of Missouri, the City Administrator shall coordinate and generally supervise the operation of all departments of the City of Kimberling City.
B. 
Purchasing. The City Administrator shall be the Purchasing Agent for the City of Kimberling City and all purchases shall be made under his/her direction and supervision, and all such purchases shall be made in accordance with purchasing rules and procedures by the Board of Aldermen.
C. 
Budget. The City Administrator shall assemble estimates of the financial needs and resources of the City for such ensuing year and shall provide this information to the City Treasurer in a timely manner.
D. 
Financial Reports. The City Administrator shall assemble data for the preparation of monthly reports to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen relative to the financial condition of the City and shall provide this information to the City Treasurer in a timely manner.
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Annual Report. The City Administrator shall assemble data for the preparation and presentation of an annual report of the City's affairs to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen and shall provide this information to the City Treasurer in a timely manner.
F. 
Personnel System. The City Administrator shall act as the Personal Officer of the City and shall recommend an appropriate position classification system and pay plan to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The City Administrator, after consultation with department heads, shall approve advancements and appropriate pay increases within the approved pay plans and position classification system. The City Administrator shall make recommendations of appointment and removal of department heads and all subordinate employees of the City of Kimberling City. These recommendations shall be subject to the approval of the Mayor and majority of the Board of Aldermen.
G. 
Policy Formulation. The City Administrator shall recommend to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen adoption of such measures as he/she may deem necessary or expedient for health, safety, or welfare of the City or for the improvement of administrative services for the City.
H. 
Boards And Committees. The City Administrator shall work with all City Boards and Committees to help coordinate the work of each.
I. 
Attend City Meetings. The City Administrator or his/her designee shall attend all meetings of all City Boards.
J. 
Bid Specifications. The City Administrator shall supervise the preparation of all bid specifications for services and equipment and receive sealed bids for presentation to the Board of Aldermen.
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State And Federal Aid Programs. The City Administrator shall coordinate Federal and State programs which may have application to the City of Kimberling City.
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Conference Attendance. The City Administrator shall attend State and regional conferences and programs applicable to his/her office and the business of the City of Kimberling City, wherever such attendance is directed and approved by the Board of Aldermen and Mayor.
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Public Information Releases. The City Administrator shall be responsible for keeping the public informed of activities of City Government. All releases of information shall require prior approval of the Mayor.
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Record Keeping. The City Administrator shall keep full and accurate records of all actions taken by him/her in the course of his/her duties, and he/she shall safely and properly keep all records and papers belonging to the City of Kimberling City and entrusted to his/her care; all such records shall be and remain the property of the City of Kimberling City and be open to inspection by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen at all times.
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Miscellaneous. In addition to the foregoing duties, the City Administrator shall perform any and all other duties or functions prescribed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.080; Ord. No. 149 § 8, 5-3-1993]
A. 
City Property. The City Administrator shall have responsibility for all real and personal property of the City of Kimberling City. He/she shall have responsibility for all inventories of such property and for the upkeep of all such property. Personal property may be sold by the City Administrator only with the approval of the Board of Aldermen. Real property may be sold only with the approval of the Board of Aldermen by resolution or ordinance.
B. 
Administrative Policies. The City Administrator shall have the power to recommend to the Board of Aldermen such rules and regulations as he/she shall deem necessary or expedient for the conduct of administrative agencies subject to his/her authority.
C. 
Coordinate Departments. The City Administrator shall have the power to coordinate the work of all the departments of the City, and, at times of an emergency, shall have authority to assign the employees of the City to any department where they are needed for the most effective discharge of the functions of the City Government.
D. 
Investigate And Report. The City Administrator shall have the power to investigate and to examine or inquire into the affairs or operation of any department of the City under his/her jurisdiction, and shall report on any condition or fact concerning the City Government requested by the Mayor or Board of Aldermen.
E. 
Appear Before The Board Of Aldermen. The City Administrator shall have the power to appear before and address the Board of Aldermen at any meeting.
F. 
At no time shall the duties or powers of the City Administrator supersede the action by the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2012 § 122.090; Ord. No. 149 § 9, 5-3-1993]
Neither the Board of Aldermen nor any of its members shall direct or request the appointment of any person to, or his/her removal from, office by the City Administrator or any of his subordinates, or in any manner take part in the appointment or removal of officers and employees in the administrative services of the City. Except for the purpose of inquiry, the Board of Aldermen and its members shall deal with the administrative services solely through the City Administrator, and neither the Board of Aldermen nor any of its members thereof shall give orders to any subordinates of the City Administrator, either publicly or privately.