Chapter 11 HEALTH AND SANITATION*
Section 11-32 Powers and duties, generally.
The director shall have power and shall be required to:
(1) Exercise general supervision over
the health and cleanliness of the city, and take all
necessary measures for the preservation and promotion thereof.
(2) Enforce all laws, ordinances and
regulations relative to the preservation and
improvement of the public health, including those providing for the prevention of disease, the
suppression of unsanitary conditions, and the inspection and supervision of the production,
processing, transportation, storage and sale of foodstuffs.
(3) Direct and supervise the inspection
of all articles or commodities offered for sale within
the city for human consumption, including the storage thereof, and including the inspection of
places where the same are produced, handled, processed, stored or offered for sale or
(4) Promote cooperation and coordination
between the several providers of health care
within the city to ensure delivery of the highest possible level and quality of service to all
(5) With consent of the city manager,
appoint, supervise and direct the assistants, inspectors
and all other employees of the city engaged in health and inspection work referred to in this
(6) Perform such other duties as may
be required by law, by ordinance or by the city
(Code 1964, § 10.020)