Under the direction and authority of the Mayor, the City Administrator shall have the following powers and duties:
A. Plan and direct all administrative activities of the City, develop and implement internal policies and procedures, evaluate City employees, and take necessary actions to improve operations;
B. Provide information and advice to the Mayor, City Council, other public officials and the general public regarding City operations;
C. Act as the City representative in such areas as labor relations, intergovernmental relations, conferences, conventions and seminars related to public management;
D. Delegate responsibility as necessary to accomplish the desired objectives;
E. Attend meetings of the City Council, and other boards and commissions as necessary, to coordinate and satisfy the administrative needs of the City;
F. Act to resolve operational conflicts, decide and implement alternate courses of action, formulate administrative policies and otherwise make decisions in the best interest of the City’s operation; and
G. Coordinate and supervise the preparation of the preliminary budget for submittal to the Mayor, and administer the entire budget after its adoption.