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§ VII-2 General provisions: powers and duties; contracts.

(a) Powers and duties prescribed by ordinance.

Consistent with the Charter, and subject to the supervision of a superior municipal officer or
agency, a department, officer, commission, board or other municipal agency provided for in the
Charter shall perform additional duties and possess additional powers, as may be prescribed by

(b) Execution of contracts.

All contracts on behalf of a municipal agency shall be executed on behalf of the City either by
the Mayor or the Mayors designee, or the head of the agency.