It is the intent and purpose of this chapter to establish and clarify the organization and operation of certain city departments and to provide for an orderly means of conducting the operations of city government. It is the intent and sense of the Council that cooperation and coordination are required among all departments of the city, and that such coordination and cooperation can best be obtained by close liaison, communication and cooperation among all departments and coordination with and through the City Manager. All ordinances of the city shall be construed in such manner as to foster and promote such cooperation, liaison and coordination of all departments with and through the Office of the City Manager. (Ord. O-93-25 § 14, 1993; Ord. O-85-24 § 1 (part), 1985; Ord. O-76-16 § 1 (part), 1976).
As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
"City" is the City of Lakewood, Colorado.
"City Council" or "Council" is the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Colorado.
"City Manager" or "Manager" is the City Manager of the City of Lakewood, occupying the position of City Manager established in Chapter 2.06. (Ord. O-85-24 § 1 (part), 1985; Ord. O-76-16 § 1 (part), 1976).