CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

1-101. Code designated. 1

1-102. Rules of construction and definitions. 1

1-103. Parenthetical and reference matter. 2

1-104. Catchlines. 2

1-105. Reserved. 2

1-106. Reserved. 2

1-107. Reserved. 2

1-108. Ordinance book. 2

1-109. Reserved. 3

1-110. Reserved. 3

1-111. Altering code. 3

1-112. Scope of application. 3

1-113. General penalty. 3

1-114. Severability. 3

ARTICLE 2. GOVERNING BODY.. 4

1-201. Governing body; titles. 4

1-202. Powers generally. 4

1-203. Titles. 4

1-204. Chairperson; mayor. 4

1-205. Order of business. 4

1-206. Meetings. 4

1-207. Offices and salaries. 4

1-208. Appoint city manager. 5

1-209. Members not to interfere. 5

1-210. Salary of governing body. 5

1-211. Emergency government. 5

1-212. Appoint city attorney. 5

1-213. Quorum requirement. 5

ARTICLE 3. CITY MANAGER.. 7

1-301. Qualifications and term of city manager. 7

1-302. Duties and responsibilities of city manager. 7

ARTICLE 4. ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS  8

1-401. Departments created. 8

1-402. Departmental divisions; officers; employees; boards. 8

1-403. Department of law. 10

1-404. Department of service. 10

1-405. Department of public welfare. 11

1-406. Department of safety. 11

1-407. Department of finance. 12

1-408. Department of parks. 12

1-409. Department of cemetery. 13

1-410. Department of water and sewerage. 13

ARTICLE 5. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION.. 14

1-501. Salary of city manager. 14

1-502. Salary classification; officers and employees. 14

1-503. Reimbursement of employees. 14

1-504. Payroll deductions; group insurance. 14

1-505. Regulation; committee, agency meetings. 14

ARTICLE 6. OATHS AND BONDS. 15

1-601. Officer’s oath. 15

1-602. Bond of commissioners. 15

1-603. Bonds of certain officers required. 15

1-604. Same; city treasurer. 16

1-605. Condition of bonds. 16

1-606. Approval of bonds. 16

1-607. Bonds; corporate surety required; exceptions. 16

1-608. Premiums paid by city. 16

ARTICLE 7. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS. 17

1-701. Social security. 17

ARTICLE 8. FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS PENSION FUNDS  18

1-801. Pension funds established. 18

1-802. Board of trustees for each fund; president and secretary; treasurer. 18

1-803. Administration of funds. 18

ARTICLE 9. INVESTMENT OF IDLE FUNDS. 20

1-901. Investments authorized. 20

1-902. Investment of idle funds. 20

1-903. Custody and safekeeping. 21

ARTICLE 10. CONVENTIONS AND TOURISM.. 23

1-1001....... Definitions. 23

1-1002....... Transient guest tax. 23

1-1003....... Same; tourism and convention fund. 23

1-1004....... Same; expenditures. 23

1-1005....... Newton convention and tourism committee. 24

1-1006....... Same; amendment. 25

ARTICLE 11. JOBS DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD   26

1-1101....... Jobs development advisory board. 26

1-1102....... Same; duties. 26

ARTICLE 12. JOINT HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION   27

1-1201....... Joint historic preservation commission; creation. 27

1-1202....... Same; terms of members. 27

1-1203....... Same; meetings. 27

1-1204....... Same; officers. 28

1-1205....... Same; statement of purposes and duties. 28