[R.O. 2012 § 701.010; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
There is hereby created a Department of Public Works within the City of Kimberling City, Missouri.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.020; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Department of Public Works shall consist of a City Engineer who shall oversee the budget, development, construction and maintenance of the City's streets, municipal buildings lighting system, water system, sanitary sewer, solid waste disposal, storm drainage, etc., in accordance with Section 115.190 of this Code. As needed, the sewer plant operator, Building Inspector, City crew, etc., shall be employed under supervision of the City Engineer.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.030; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
Employees of the Department of Public Works shall follow and adhere to the labor rules set forth in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended (see 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.).
[R.O. 2012 § 701.060; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Committee shall elect its Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary from among the citizen members. The term of the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary shall each be for one (1) year, with eligibility for reelection.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.070; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998, Ord. No. 235, 1-5-1999]
The Committee shall hold a regular meeting each month, or as requested by the Board of Aldermen or as often as said Committee may require. Special meetings may be called at anytime by the Mayor, the City Engineer, or by the Chairman of the Committee.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.080; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Committee shall adopt rules for the transaction of business and keep a record of its proceedings. These records shall be public records.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.090; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Committee shall expend monies within the amounts appropriated for the purpose by the Board of Aldermen (exclusive of grants and gifts). The Committee shall request that the Board of Aldermen appoint the employees and staff necessary for its work, subject to above monetary limitations, and the Committee shall recommend any contracts with City planners and other persons for the services or equipment that it requires, also subject to the above monetary limitations. The Committee shall not expend any monies, employ any personnel or enter into any contracts of any nature without prior approval of the Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.100; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Committee will work with the City Engineer and shall make reports and recommendations relating to the development, construction and maintenance of City roads, streets, electrical system, water system, sanitary sewer, solid waste disposal, storm drainage, and the budget for same. It shall recommend to the Board of Aldermen, the City Engineer and the Mayor, programs for such public improvements and the financing thereof. All public officials shall, upon request, furnish to the Committee within a reasonable time, all available information it requires for its work. The Committee, its members and employees, in the performance of its functions, may enter upon any land to make examinations and surveys. In general, the Committee shall have the power necessary to enable it to perform its functions but shall not usurp or exercise any of the powers of the City Engineer concerning the direct supervision of maintenance or construction employees and/or contractors. Any such disagreement or differences of opinion between the City Engineer and the Committee concerning such matters shall be referred to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen for resolution.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.110; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Committee shall not recommend to lay out, open, improve, grade, pave or light any street within the City unless the street corresponds in its location and aligns with a street shown on a subdivision plat approved by the Board of Aldermen or a street plan made and adopted by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Recommended work on any such street must be first submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission for its approval, or if disapproved, then by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds (2/3) of the entire membership of the Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.120; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The acceptance, widening, removal, extension, relocation, narrowing, vacation, abandonment, change of use, or acquisition of land, or sale or lease of any City road or street shall be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission for its approval. In case of disapproval the Planning and Zoning Commission shall communicate its reasons to the Committee and to the Board of Aldermen and said Board, by vote of not less than two-thirds (2/3) of its entire membership, may overrule the disapproval, and upon an overruling by the Board of Aldermen, the Committee may proceed.
[R.O. 2012 § 701.130; Ord. No. 227, 10-20-1998]
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall refer any and all requested changes or amendments of the major street plan to the Committee for its consideration and recommendations prior to submission of any such changes or amendments of said street plan to the Board of Aldermen.