[HISTORY: Adopted by the City of Norwalk Common Council 5-14-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
On and after the effective date hereof there shall be a Chief of Community Services of the City of Norwalk, who shall have all of the powers, duties and responsibilities hereinafter set forth in the chapter and in the position description for the Chief of Community Services of the City of Norwalk as adopted and amended from time to time.
The head of the department shall be the Chief of Community Services. The Mayor is hereby authorized to appoint and hire a Chief of Community Services who shall be subject to confirmation by the Common Council. The Chief of Community Services 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 Community Services shall be detailed in the position description as adopted and amended from time to time.
Generally, provides assistance to the Mayor on City issues concerning community services.
The Chief shall be responsible for initiating, developing and implementing policies that are outlined in the position description entitled "Chief of Community Services." The Chief will act as a liaison to state and federal agencies dealing with the areas addressed in the position description. The Chief will also perform such other related activities as may be assigned from time to time by the Mayor or the Common Council.
The Chief of Community Services 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 Community Services.