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City of Burlington

This act approves the following amendments to the charter of the City of Burlington which: (1) provide for mayoral appointment of all city department heads with the exception of the school superintendent, subject to confirmation by a majority of the city council; (2) provide that unless specified that governmental jurisdiction was delegated by the city council, the city commissions shall be advisory in nature;

(3) create a new position within the city to be entitled chief administrative officer having the same responsibilities of the clerk/treasurer as well as additional administrative responsibilities; (4) increase the mayor’s term of office from two to three years commencing in 2003, and (5) make the language gender neutral.

Effective Date: July 1, 2001