2.52.010   Authority to expend funds.

The heads of the various executive departments of the city are authorized to expend such funds and in such amounts (within departmental budget limitations) as are deemed necessary by them for the proper operation and function of their various departments. Provided, however, that prior to the expenditure of any funds, the department heads are required to check with the city clerk-treasurer to assure that funds exist in their departmental budgets to cover such expenditures, and provided further, that each department head shall report on a monthly basis to the city council of the city, and shall at such time present to the council a detailed accounting of all expenditures for the preceding month.

(Ord. 257 § 2, 1982)