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City of Norwalk, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City of Norwalk Common Council as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-11-2018]
On and after the effective date hereof, there shall be a Chief of Economic and Community Development of the City of Norwalk, who shall have all of the powers, duties and responsibilities hereinafter set forth in the article and in the position description for the Chief of Economic and Community Development of the City of Norwalk as adopted and amended from time to time.
A. 
The head of the Department shall be the Chief of Economic and Community Development. The Mayor is hereby authorized to appoint and hire a Chief of Economic and Community Development who shall be subject to confirmation by the Common Council. The Chief of Economic and Community Development shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and may be removed at any time by the Mayor at his/her discretion.
B. 
The compensation and benefits of the Chief of Economic and Community Development shall be detailed in the position description as adopted and amended from time to time.
A. 
The Chief of Economic and Community Development shall be responsible for neighborhood, community and economic development planning and programs; planning and zoning; code enforcement; blight enforcement; business development and tourism, transportation, mobility and parking as well as a liaison to state and federal agencies dealing with these areas; such other related activities as may be assigned to the Chief from time to time by the Mayor or the Common Council; and those outlined in the position description entitled "Chief of Economic and Community Development."
B. 
The Chief of Economic and Community Development shall have the general supervision of the operation and management of the several units of the Department. The Chief shall be responsible for the presentation of a consolidated budget to the Common Council; the supervision of all employees of the Department and the preparation of an annual report of the activities of the entire Department of Economic and Community Development.