Borough of Clifton Heights, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Clifton Heights 4-17-2000 by Ord. No. 773. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The office of Borough of Clifton Heights Manager is hereby created by the Borough Council.
The Manager shall be appointed for an indefinite term by a majority of all members of the Borough Council. The Manager shall serve at the pleasure of the Borough Council, and he may be removed at any time by a majority vote of all its members.
The Manager shall be chosen solely on the basis of his executive and administrative abilities, with special reference to the duties of the office as herein outlined.
Before entering upon his duties, the Manager shall give a bond, in the sum established annually pursuant to a resolution of the Borough Council, with a bonding company as surety, to be approved by the Borough Council, conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties, the premium for said bond to be paid by the Borough of Clifton Heights.
The salary of the Borough of Clifton Heights Manager shall be fixed from time to time by the Borough Council.
The Manager shall be the chief administrative officer of the Borough of Clifton Heights and shall be responsible to the Borough Council as a whole for the proper and efficient administration of the affairs of the Borough of Clifton Heights placed in his charge. The powers and duties for administration of all Borough of Clifton Heights business shall be vested in the Manager, unless expressly imposed or conferred by statute or ordinance upon other Borough of Clifton Heights officers or elected officials.
Subject to recall by ordinance, the powers and duties of the Borough of Clifton Heights Manager shall include the following:
Supervise and be responsible for the activities of all municipal departments except the Police Department;
Prepare and submit to the Borough Council a budget for the next fiscal year and an explanatory budget message, in such a timely fashion as will enable the Borough Council to consider and adopt the budget and related tax ordinances according to the requirements of law. In preparing the budget, the Manager, or an officer designed by him, shall obtain from the head of each department, agency or board, or any qualified officer thereof, estimates of revenues and expenditures and such other supporting data as is required. The Manager shall review such estimates and may revise them before submitting the budget to the Borough Council;
Be responsible for the administration of the budget after its adoption by the Borough Council;
Develop, in conjunction with the preparation of the budget, long-range fiscal plans for the Borough of Clifton Heights, such plans to be presented annually to the Borough Council for its review and adoption;
Hold such other Borough of Clifton Heights offices and head such Borough of Clifton Heights departments as the Borough Council may from time to time direct;
Attend all meetings of the Borough Council and its committees with the right to take part in the discussions;
Prepare the agenda for each meeting of the Borough Council and supply facts pertinent thereto;
Keep the Borough Council informed as to the conduct of Borough of Clifton Heights affairs; submit such other reports as the Borough of Clifton Heights requests; and make such recommendations to the Borough of Clifton Heights as deemed advisable;
Submit to the Borough Council, as soon as possible after the close of the fiscal year, a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the Borough of Clifton Heights for the preceding year;
See that the provisions of all franchises, leases, permits and privileges granted by the Borough Council are observed.