[HISTORY: Adopted by the City of Norwalk Common Council 9-11-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
On and after the effective date hereof, there shall be a Chief of Staff of the City of Norwalk, who shall have all of the powers, duties and responsibilities hereinafter set forth in the ordinance and in the position description for the Chief of Staff of the City of Norwalk as adopted and amended from time to time.
The Mayor of the City is hereby authorized to appoint and hire a Chief of Staff. The Chief of Staff shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and may be removed at any time by the Mayor at his/her discretion.
The compensation and benefits of the Chief of Staff shall be detailed in the position description as adopted and amended from time to time.
The Chief of Staff generally advises the Mayor and provides extensive professional assistance and recommendations on City issues to the Mayor and department chiefs and performs highly responsible administrative work covering a broad range of municipal activities. This is a professional position requiring extensive experience in government and business and exceptional analytical and communication skills.
The Chief of Staff shall serve under the direction of the Mayor and perform all duties assigned by the Mayor, including those outlined in the position description entitled "Chief of Staff," as maintained by the Human Resources and Personnel Department, which is incorporated by reference as if fully set forth herein, including any additional terms and conditions of employment or duties negotiated or required from time to time when not inconsistent with this chapter and reasonably necessary to carry out its purposes.