Power and Function of the City Administration
The City Government shall have the following powers to make laws and exercise judicial powers specifically vested in it by the city charter and included in the details of the powers and functions of the Federal Government executive organs:
- Issues and implements policies concerning the development of the city
- Plans and implements economic and social development plans;
- Determines the administration and the working conditions of employees and officials of the City Government as well as of the staff of other organs of power set forth by the city charter.
- Establishes the executive bodies of the City Government and constitutes public enterprises as legal entities on its own or in partnership with enterprises of the private sector or other third parties;
- Organizes Sub-cities and woredas, demarcates their borders, and allocates budgetary subsidy to them.
- Identifies, determines and organizes municipal services to be delivered at the level of the city, Sub-cities and woredas; provides efficient, effective and equitable services through the use of a variety of service delivery alternatives and the participation of the people.
- Ensures that a standardized and acceptable system of service delivery is in place;
- Administers, according to law, the land and the natural resources located within the bounds of the city.