[Amended 10-4-2018 by Ord. No. 18-45]
There shall be a Department of Administration and Finance, the Director of which shall be the Business Administrator, who shall serve without additional compensation.
The Business Administrator, with the approval of the Mayor, shall establish divisions and offices within the Department for the effective administration of the functions assigned to the Department, which are itemized below:
Operate an efficient, centralized purchasing operation in compliance with all applicable state law.
Prescribe and install uniform forms and procedures for budget preparation by all departments, and assist in the review and analysis of budget requests and in the preparation of the budget document.
Administer the City's personnel program, including job classification, pay plan, recruitment, training and other personnel policies, and maintain a complete system of personnel records of municipal officers and employees.
Study, prepare and install methods and systems for administration of the various departments.
Operate a centralized Information Technology Division on behalf of the various departments and coordinate systems of office automation.
[Amended 5-19-2005 by Ord. No. 05-45]
Administer the City's affirmative action program.
Administer an effective program for safety, insurance and loss control for all City departments, including self-insurance programs in all areas deemed appropriate.
Administer a grants management program for the City, including, but not limited to, the administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program.
Manage telecommunications services on behalf of all City departments.
Perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Mayor or prescribed by City Council.
Operate the Trenton Parking Utility as established in § 2-72, appoint Parking Enforcement Officers, conduct parking enforcement duties authorized in N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.7 and N.J.S.A. 39:4-139.2 et seq., and perform all functions necessary to maintain and repair parking meters, and collect monies therefrom. The conduct of parking enforcement duties with the Trenton Parking Utility shall not be construed to diminish, supersede or supplant the authority and responsibility of the Police Department as set forth in § 2-58 of this chapter.
[Added 3-5-2009 by Ord. No. 09-08]
The Business Administrator, with the approval of the Mayor, may designate a member of his/her staff to be Assistant Business Administrator, who shall act for or in place of the Business Administrator in his/her absence, and have such other functions, powers and duties as may be assigned by the Business Administrator.