Chapter 2.28   PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Sections:


2.28.010   Office created.

There is created in the city the office of the public works superintendent.

(Ord. 300 § 1, 1984)

2.28.020   Duties.

A.

The public works superintendent, under the direction of the mayor, is head of the municipal public works department and is responsible for performing the following duties:

1.

The public works superintendent shall enforce the city building and related codes and city zoning, planning and subdivision ordinances.

2.

The public works superintendent shall have charge of construction, maintenance, repair and cleaning of the streets, sidewalks, gutters, sewers and drains and other such related activities.

3.

The public works superintendent shall exercise general supervision over the municipal water and sewer systems.

4.

The public works superintendent shall exercise general supervision over the maintenance of all city owned properties, including, but not limited to, municipal parks.

5.

The public works superintendent shall perform such other and further duties as may be delegated or authorized to him from time to time by either the city council or the mayor.

(Ord. 300 § 2, 1984)

(Ord. No. 1021, § 1, 2-6-2014)

2.28.030   Appointment and removal.

The public works superintendent shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the city council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor.

(Ord. 300 § 3, 1984)

2.28.035   Duties performed by city administrator.

Until such time as a public works superintendent is appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council, the city administrator or his/her duly authorized designee shall perform all of the duties of the public works superintendent, as set forth in Section 2.28.020.

(Ord. 553 § 1, 1995)

2.28.040   Salary.

The salary for the position of public works superintendent shall be set at the rate provided for in the annual budget adopted by the city council.

(Ord. 300 § 4, 1984)

2.28.050   Code enforcement officer position created.

The position of code enforcement officer is established. The code enforcement officer shall be appointed by the city administrator. The duties of the code enforcement officer can either be performed by a designated city employees, or by a designated independent contractor.

(Ord. 851 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.28.055   Code enforcement officer—Authority.

The code enforcement officer is authorized to enforce the civil provisions of the Black Diamond Municipal Code, including but not limited to, the issuance of civil infractions, citations and penalties, when such remedies are provided by law.

(Ord. 851 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.28.060   City engineer office created.

The office of city engineer is created. The city engineer shall be a professional engineer licensed in the state of Washington and shall be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. The duties of the city engineer can either be performed by a designated city employee, or by a designated independent contractor.

(Ord. 853 § 1 (part), 2008)

2.28.065   City engineer—Authority.

The city engineer shall perform all duties and have all responsibilities that are set forth in the Black Diamond Municipal Code and state law, and such other duties as are assigned by the mayor or authorized by the city council.

(Ord. 853 § 1 (part), 2008)