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File #: 34675    Version: 1 Name: Finance Department
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/1/2014 Final action: 7/15/2014
Enactment date: 7/24/2014 Enactment #: ORD-14-00128
Title: Amending Section 4.01 of the Madison General Ordinances to correct titles and descriptions of services in the Finance Department.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
Title
Amending Section 4.01 of the Madison General Ordinances to correct titles and descriptions of services in the Finance Department.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance makes technical corrections in the description of the Finance Department.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Section 4.01 entitled “Finance Director” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:
“4.01 FINANCE DIRECTOR.
(1) PositionFinance Department Established. The office of Finance Department is hereby established as a department of the City’s structure.
(2) Finance Director. The office shall be managed and directed by the Finance Director who shall perform the duties of Comptroller as provided in Wis. Stat. § 62.09(10) and other duties as provided in these ordinances. The position of Finance Director as it becomes vacant shall be filled according to Sec. 3.54(6)(f) of these ordinances. The Finance Director shall, upon being appointed, take an oath of office to perform faithfully and impartially the duties of his/her office and shall execute a fidelity bond to the City of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000), to be approved by the Mayor, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties of his/her office.
(3) Functions. The Finance Director shall see to the proper operation of the Accounting DivisionServices, including Central Payroll and the Purchasing Division, the Clerical Pool Administrative Support, including the Administrative Services Team and Document Services, the Risk Management Division, and the Budget System, and Audit Document Services.
(4) Accountability. The Finance Director shall report to the Board of Estimates and the Common Council on the financial status and policies of the City and to the Mayor on day-to-day operations and administrative matters.
(5) Duties of the Finance Directo...

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