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§ VII-29 Department of Public Works: staff.

(a) Deputy; other employees.

The Director shall appoint a Deputy Director pursuant to this section and such employees as
provided in the Ordinance of Estimates, provided, however, that bureau heads in the Department
of Public Works shall be appointed by the Mayor in the manner prescribed in Section 6 of Article
IV and shall hold their offices as therein provided.

(b) Deputy as Acting Director.

Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the office of Director or whenever the Director shall be
incapacitated or otherwise unavailable for duty for any cause, the Deputy Director shall be the
Acting Director, until the Director is again available for duty or the vacancy is filled.