Sec. 501. Administrative Departments.
(A) City Council Authority. The City Council may by ordinance not inconsistent with this Charter provide for the creation of additional departments and the assignment of general functions to such added departments, and may also abolish specific functions performed and the department performing such abolished functions.
(B) City Manager Authority. The City Manager shall be responsible for the organizational structure of all departments subject to the City Manager’s direction, including department divisions, sections, crews and other necessary unit components. The City Manager shall also assign duties, delegate administrative powers, and provide staff for such departments.
(C) Number and Compensation of Positions. The City Council shall control by budget the number and compensation ranges of all positions, unless otherwise mandated by this Charter.