There is hereby created a public works board. Sec. 2-581. Composition, appointment. The Public Works Board shall be composed of five (5) seven (7) members. Sec. 2-582. Powers and duties.
The Public Works Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the city with respect to all aspects of Public Works. The board may recommend to the city the adoption of such rates, fees, and charges as it may deem just and proper, subject to other requirements and provisions imposed by law. In addition, the board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all aspects of traffic control. The purpose of the board is to provide citizen input to the policy decisions of the City Council. The primary responsibilities of the board are to review the existing and proposed city policies and to review the city department activities to ensure that city policies are being implemented and carried out and further to report any shortcomings and to make recommendations to the City Council.