City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady 12-8-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-18. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Engineering and Public Works — See Ch. 42.
Solid Waste Department — See Ch. 99.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 161.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 228.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 42, Engineering and Public Works, Department of, and Ch. 99, Solid Waste Department, for additional provisions.

§ 59-1 Statutory authority; purpose.

A. 
The Schenectady City Council is empowered under § C13-2C of the Charter of the City of Schenectady to confer upon officers and employees of the City of Schenectady any lawful duties.
B. 
The Schenectady City Council desires to reorganize the departments and/or areas of government of the City of Schenectady to maximize efficiency and further the public good pursuant to its powers under the Charter.

§ 59-2 Dissolution of certain departments; establishment of Department of General Services.

The following departments and/or areas of government in the City of Schenectady are dissolved as distinct departments and instead are formed as a Department of General Services:
A. 
SNAP - Waste Collection.
B. 
Sewer/Water Maintenance.
C. 
Street Maintenance.
D. 
Parks Maintenance.
E. 
Fleet Maintenance.
F. 
Public Space Maintenance.
G. 
Engineering.

§ 59-3 Duties.

The duties currently held and discharged by the officers and employees of the aforesaid Departments and/or areas of government are conferred upon said officers and employees now as officers and employees of the Department of General Services.

§ 59-4 Administration.

Said Department of General Services is administered and directed by a Commissioner of General Services consistent with the Charter of the City of Schenectady, local Civil Service Rules and the Laws of the State of New York.