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3.13.020 Organization.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 168321, 174830 and 185397, effective July 6, 2012.)  The Bureau is administered by the Commissioner in charge and led by the Director of Environmental Services.  The Director works with Group Managers and their staff in pursuit of the mission.  The organizational structure of the Bureau shall be determined by the Director after consultation with the Commissioner in charge.  The Bureau of Environmental Services is responsible for design, construction, operation and maintenance of the sanitary and storm water collection and transport systems, and watershed management.  The Director shall have authority to issue administrative rules and regulations in addition to those specified in the Charter and this Code, as are appropriate to provide for the adequate functioning of the Bureau and to carry out the responsibilities under this Code.