City of Louisiana, MO
Pike County
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[R.O. 2008 §510.090; CC 1988 §26-46; Ord. No. 24-2007 §12, 12-13-2007]
The powers and duties of the Street Commissioner shall be exercised by the City Administrator.
[R.O. 2008 §510.100; Code 1968 §24-15; CC 1988 §26-47]
A. 
The duties of the Street Commissioner shall be to:
1. 
Personally superintend and direct all the labor required to be done in the opening, widening, grading, guttering, paving or other improvement of any street, alley, sidewalk or thoroughfare of this City;
2. 
Give his/her personal attention to and direct the labor employed in the construction of any building, bridge, culvert, drain, sewer or in the improvement of any public park or cemetery or other public place whenever so required by this Code or other ordinance or resolution of the City Council;
3. 
See that all streets, alleys, sidewalks, gutters, drains and sewers are kept free from obstructions and in a clean condition;
4. 
Cause to be removed any dead animal or other nuisance or obstruction he/she may find in or upon any street, alley, sidewalk, thoroughfare or other public place within this City;
5. 
See that the conditions of all contracts with the City for any kind of street work of the City or for the construction or repair of any building, bridge, culvert, drain or sewer or for any other public work or improvement of the City are faithfully complied with in every particular;
6. 
Take care that no damage shall accrue to any street or other City property in consequence of any authorized excavation or by reason of any excavation made for the purpose of laying water or gas mains or making sewer, water or gas connections or from the laying of any street or railway track; and
7. 
See that the work of refilling the excavations provided for in Subsection (6) of this Section and the work of restoring the street or pavement is done in a proper manner and without injury to the City or any citizen thereof.
[R.O. 2008 §510.110; Code 1968 §24-16; CC 1988 §26-48]
The Street Commissioner shall have the care and custody of all tools, machinery, implements or other property of the City used by him/her and under his/her control and shall be held responsible for their loss or abuse. He/she shall, at the end of each year, file with the City Council a detailed report of all the tools, machinery, implements, and other property owned by the City and under his/her control and particularly describe the condition of all such property. Upon vacating his/her office, he/she shall cause all such property to be turned over to his/her successor in office or to the Committee on Streets and Alleys.