[Adopted 9-1-1972 as Ch. 8, Secs. 8-1, 8-2 and 8-5, of the 1972 Code]
There is hereby created a Cemetery Department, the head of which shall be the Sexton appointed by the City Manager for an indefinite term. Subject to supervision and control by the City Manager, the Sexton shall have supervision and control of the Cemetery Department.
It shall be the duty of the Cemetery Department to have charge of, control, operate, maintain and improve all cemeteries owned by the City.
The Cemetery Board shall be consulted, in person or in writing, regarding the appointment, layoff, suspension, demotion or removal of regular (that is, nontemporary) cemetery personnel. After such consultation, such personnel may be appointed, laid off, suspended, demoted or removed as provided in the Charter, Section 22(1).