Statutory Roles and Responsibilities for Council are:
1. Authorized to organize and reorganize city government (§ 160A-146). Except when epressly prevented by other laws, the Council can "...create, change, abolish, and consolidate offices, positions, departments, boards, commissions, and agencies...to promote orderly and efficient administration of city affairs...."
2. Except as otherwise provided by law, the government and general management of the city shall be vested in the council (§ 160A-67).
3. Confer powers and duties upon Mayor purusant to law. (§ 160A-67, 1971, c. 698, s. 1.)