§ 4.02. Powers  


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  • All powers vested in the City shall be exercised by the Council except as otherwise provided in this Charter. In addition to the foregoing, the Council shall have the following powers:

    (a) To provide for the organization, conduct and operation of all departments, bureaus, divisions, boards, commissions, offices and agencies of the City.

    (b) To create, alter or abolish departments, bureaus, divisions, boards, commissions, offices and agencies other than those specifically established by this Charter.

    (c) To create, alter or abolish and to assign and reassign to departments, all bureaus, divisions, offices and agencies except where such bureaus, divisions, offices or agencies are specifically assigned by this Charter.

    (d) To provide for the titles, qualifications, powers, duties and compensation of all officers and employees of the City, subject in the case of members of the classified service to the provisions of § 5A.03 of this Charter.

    (e) To provide for the form of oaths and the amount and condition of surety bonds to be required of certain officers and employees of the City.

(Acts 1998, ch. 711)