City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 10-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Auditing accounts: see 3rd Class Code § 1704 (53 P.S. § 36704).
Bond: see 3rd Class Code § 1702 (53 P.S. § 36702).
Compensation: see Optional Charter Law § 607(c) [53 P.S. § 41607(c)].
Control function: see Optional Charter Law § 420 (53 P.S. § 41420).
Deputy Controller: see 3rd Class Code §§ 1708 and 1709 (53 P.S. §§ 36708 and 36709).
Election and term: see Optional Charter Law § 403 (53 P.S. § 41403).
Qualifications: see 3rd Class Code § 1701 (53 P.S. § 36701).
Vacancy in office: see Optional Charter Law § 406(b) [53 P.S. § 41406(b)].
Violation in office: see Optional Charter Law § 601 et seq. (53 P.S. § 41601 et seq.).
The City Controller shall administer an encumbrance system of budget operation and shall also be responsible for a pre-audit of all claims and demands against the City prior to payment, which in all instances shall be accompanied by written requisition from the appropriate department or City office and the Department of Administration, and for such other duties as are provided by law, including but not limited to the right to examine at any time any and all bids, proposals, contracts, or other documents relating in any manner to the receipt or disbursement of funds of the City.
The City Controller shall sign all warrants for disbursement of City funds.
Within 30 days after the end of each month, the City Controller shall submit to the Mayor and Council a report of expenditures in relation to the budget.
The City Controller shall give bond to the City as required by general law in the amount of $25,000.
[Ord. No. 8-1974]
Provision shall be made in the budget for adequate staff to enable the Controller to perform the duties assigned to that office. Personnel shall be assigned to the Controller by the Department of Administration, subject to the Controller's approval and exclusive direction and control and subject to the general personnel policies of the City administered by the Department of Administration; provided, however, that, except to the extent that personnel policies and compensation for such employees are subject to a collective bargaining agreement, the Controller, within the appropriations made to that office in the budget, may fix and determine the compensation to be paid to employees assigned to the Controller's office, and such determination shall not be subject to the approval of any other official.