General Duties of the Board of Public Works

The Board of Public Works shall have full power and it shall be its duty, to take charge of and exercise full control over the waterworks, electric light and power system owned by the city or any other public utility which it may hereafter acquire or develop and all appurtenances thereto belonging and shall enforce the performance of all contracts and work and have charge and custody of all books, property and assets belonging or appertaining to such public utility, as provided by Chapter 91 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri. It is the intention of this provision to confer full power and authority on the Board of Public Works to operate the utilities, except as may be otherwise provided by law, regulation, or ordinance. (Ord. 1037, §2; Ord. 2886, §3; Ord. 3699, §1)