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Chapter 2. General Government

Sec. 2-59. Cemetery sexton; powers and duties.

The cemetery sexton shall be responsible for the orderly and lawful operation of the city cemetery, to include completing interments; cleaning and maintaining grounds, buildings and equipment; assisting individuals and families by directing them to locations of previous burials, allocation of future burial sites; and enforcement of the rules of the cemetery concerning flowers, shrubs and monuments. The cemetery sexton shall prepare an annual budget and capital improvement program (CIP) project request. The cemetery sexton will exercise supervision over cemetery laborers. Oversight and evaluation of the cemetery sexton's work shall be the responsibility of the judiciary, license and cemetery committee of the council, and the city administrator.