§ 2-201.08. Policy statement.  

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  • (a) In accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and provisions of the City Charter, but not limited to the following, the city has the right to:

    (1) Determine the organization of city government;

    (2) Determine the purpose of each of its departments;

    (3) Exercise control and discretion over the organization and efficiency of operations of the city;

    (4) Set standards for services to be offered to the public;

    (5) Manage and direct the employees of the city;

    (6) Hire, examine, classify, promote, train, transfer, assign, schedule, evaluate and retain employees in positions with the city;

    (7) Suspend, demote, discharge, or take other disciplinary action;

    (8) Increase, reduce, change, modify, or alter the composition and size of the work force, including the right to relieve employees from duties, or furlough employees from duties because of lack of work, funds, or other legal reasons;

    (9) Determine the location, methods, means and personnel by which operations are to be conducted, including the right to contract and subcontract existing and future work;

    (10) Determine the number of employees to be employed by the city;

    (11) Establish, change, or modify the number, types, and grades of positions or employees assigned to an organization, unit, department or project;

    (12) Establish, change, or modify duties, hours of work, tasks, responsibilities, or requirements within job descriptions in the interest of efficiency, economy, technological change, or operating requirements;

    (13) Take or refuse to take any action allowed by or not prohibited by law for the purpose of attempting to promote the efficient operation of the city;

    (14) Take any other action it deems appropriate subject only to applicable law.

(Ord. No. 2001-08, § 1, 6-19-01)