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File #: Ord 15-71    Version: 1 Name: An ordinance amending Administrative Code Chapter 6 regarding the Department of Public Works
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/9/2015
Title: Amending Chapter 6 of the Administrative Code regarding the Department of Public Works.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
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Amending Chapter 6 of the Administrative Code regarding the Department of Public Works.

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The City Council of the City of Saint Paul Does Ordain:

Section 1.

Sections 6.01 through Sections 6.08 of the Administrative Code are hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 6.01. - Department generally.

(a)                     Department established. There is hereby established an executive department of the City of Saint Paul to be known as the department of public works. The head of such department shall be the city engineer and director, who, prior to such appointment, shall possess such qualifications as the council may by ordinance provide. The department of public works shall be organized into the divisions of: streets and bridges, traffic and lighting, sewers and utilities, solid waste and energy, equipment services, municipal engineering, real estate, and administration.

(b)                     Departmental functions. The department of public works shall be responsible for the design, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the city's public works projects involving and including all streets, sidewalks, alleys, bridges, sewers, lighting systems, flood-control devices, solid waste collection, disposal and reclamation systems, traffic-control devices, and the coordination of placement of other facilities in the public ways, including gas, electric, steam and water, and property management, including space allocation and communication systems, the coordination of building maintenance, and a system of assessments and valuations.

(b)                     City engineer and dDirector powers and duties. The city engineer and director of the department of public works shall be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council, and shall be in the unclassified service of the city. The city engineer and director shall be accountable to the mayor and, subject to his/her supervision and control, shall administer the affairs of t...

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