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09 Position of Town Manager Town of Truckee ORDINANCE NO. 93-09 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE CREATING THE POSITION OF TOWN MANAGER The Town Council of the Town of Truckee Does Ordain as Follows: Section 1. Position Created. The position of Town Manager of the Town of Truckee is hereby created, as directed by Resolution 92-06 of the Nevada County Local Agency Formation Commission and pursuant to Government Code Section 34851. The Town Manager shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Town Council. Section 2. Oualifications. The Town Manager shall be appointed wholly on the basis of his or her administrative ability. Section 3. Residence. Although it is desirable that the person who is appointed Town Manager establish residence within the Town within a reasonable time, such residence shall not be a condition of employment. Section 4. Acting Town Manager. The Town Manager shall recommend for Council approval one of the employees of the Town to serve as Acting Town Manager during any temporary absence or disability of the Town Manager. In the case of the absence or disability of the Town Manager and his or her failure to choose an Acting Town Manager, the Town Council may either appoint a Town employee as Acting Town manager to perform the duties of the Town Manager during the absence or disability of the Town Manager or obtain the services of someone who is not an employee. Section 5. Compensation. The Town Manager shall receive such compensation as the Town Council shall fi:om time to time deter-mine. In addition, the Town Manager shall be reimbursed for all actual and necessary expenses incurred in the perfomtance of official duties with the approval of the Council. Section 6. Powers and Duties. The Town Manager shall be the administrative head of the Town government under the direction and control of the Town Council. He or she shall be responsible for the efficient administration of the affairs of the Town. In addition to the general powers as administrative head and not as a limitation thereon, the Town Manager shall have the duties and powers set forth in the following subsections: Service to and Direction of Town ComaciL To respond promptly to all requests of the Town Council for information and advice, and to see that all Council instructions, orders and decisions are carried out promptly. Town Clerk and Town Treasurer. To perform the duties of Town Clerk and Town Treasurer. Co Appointment and Removal. Pursuar~t to Government Code Section 34856 to appoint and remove ail officers and department heads except the Town Attorney. The Town Manager shall either appoint, remove, promote, or demote all other Town employees or approve their appointment, removai, promotion or demotion subject to all applicable personnel rules and regulations which may be adopted by the Town Council. Authori _ty Over Employees. To control and give direction to all depactment heads and to subordinate employees of the Town under the Town Manager's jurisdiction through their department heads. eo ~. To prepare and submit the proposed annual budget and saiary plan to the Town Council and, upon approval of the Town Council, to administer the budget and salary plan. Expenditure Control and Purchasing. To see that no expenditures shall be submitted or recommended to the Town Council except on approval of the Town Manager or his or her authorized representative, and to be responsible for the purchase of all equipment and supplies for all departments subject to all applicable purchasing rules and regulations which may be adopted by the Town Council. Service Contracts. To negotiate all contracts for services for which the Town has a service responsibility to its residents and desires to provide such services by contract. Contracts shall be approved by the Town Council after which it shall be the duty of the Town Manager to administer such contracts and determine that its provisions are carried out. The Town Manager shall report to the Council on the performance of contracts at such times as the Council may direct. Financial Reports. To keep the Town Council fully advised at all times as to the financial condition of the needs of the Town. ~. To recommend to the Town Council such policies which, in the judgment of the Town Manager, are worthy of consideration by the Town Council in the interest of efficient, effective and economical conduct of the Town's business. Investieations and Complaints. To make investigations into the affairs of the Town and any department or the proper performance of any obligations of the Town and Ordinance of the Town of Truckee Page 3 to investigate ail complaints in relation to matters concerning the administration of the Town government and in regard to the service maintained by public utilities. ko Law Enforcement. To enfome or cause to be enforced ail laws and privileges granted by the Town and to see that ail franchises, contracts, permits and privileges granted by the Town Council are faithfully observed. Public Property_. To exercise general supervision over ail public property which is under the control and jurisdiction of the Town Council. Attendance at Council Meetings. To attend all meetings of the Town Council unless excused by the Mayor. no A0ditional Duties and Powers. To perform such other duties and exercise such other powers as may be delegated from time to time by official action of the Town Council. Section 7. Internal Relations. Council-Manager Relations. The Town Council and its members shall deal with the administrative services of the Town through the Town Manager, except for the purpose of inquiry, and neither the Town Council nor any member shall give orders or instructions to any subordinates of the Town Manager. The Town Manager shail take orders and instructions from the Town Council only when sitting in a duly convened meeting of the Town Council, and no individual Council member shail give any orders or instructions to the Town Manager. Department Cooperation. It shall be the duty of all subordinate officers to assist the Town Manager in administering the affairs of the Town efficiently, economically and harmoniously. Attendance at Commission Meetings. The Town Manager may attend any and all meetings of commissions, boards or committees created by the Town Council. At such meetings, the Town Manager shall be heard as to all matters the Town Manager wishes to address the members thereof and inform the members as to the status of any matter being considered by the Town Council. The Town Manager shall cooperate to the fullest extent with the members of ail commissions, boards or committees appointed by the Town Council. Ordinance of the Town of Truckee Page 4 Section 8. Termination. The Town Manager may be terminated by the Town Council at any time, subject to such conditions which may be agreed to pursuant to Section 9 of this ordinance. Section 9. Emplo_vment Agreemell~. Nothing in this ordinance shall be construed as a limitation on the power or authority of the Town Council to enter into any agreement with the Town Manager delineating additional terms and conditions of employment not inconsistent with any provision of this ordinance. Passed and adopted this 1st Day of April, 1993, by the following vote: AYES: NOES: ABSENT: Council Members Aguera, Botto, Cross, Drake and Mayor Eagan None None ATTEST: George Gaek~e, Town Clerk Kathleen Eagan, Mayor