(A) The Administrator shall perform all duties prescribed by the Act, the Code, this Chapter, any rules and regulations adopted pursuant to the Act or this Chapter and any other law of the State.
(B) The Administrator shall administer the Animal Control Program.
(C) The Administrator may appoint as many Deputy Administrators and Animal Control Wardens to aid him as authorized by the Board. Such appointments shall be approved by a majority of the County Board.
(D) The Administrator, Deputy Administrators and Animal Control Wardens may issue and serve citations and orders for violations of this Chapter, the Act and the Humane Care for Animals Act.
(E) The Administrator shall, through sterilization, humane education, rabies inoculation, stray control, impoundment, quarantine, and any other means deemed necessary, control and prevent the spread of rabies and to exercise dog and cat overpopulation control.
(F) The Administrator, Deputy Administrators and Animal Control Wardens may use tranquilizer guns and other non-lethal weapons and equipment to enforce the Act or this Chapter.
(G) The Administrator, Deputy Administrators and Animal Control Wardens may carry firearms with written approval of the Sheriff and the Chairman of the County Board; provided, however such firearms may only be carried for the purpose of enforcing this Chapter and the Act. Any person carrying a firearm pursuant to this Section must have completed the training course for peace officers prescribed in the Peace Officer Firearm Training Act. The cost of this training shall be paid by the County.
(H) The Administrator shall investigate and substantiate all claims made under Section 19 of this Act.
(I) The Administrator, Deputy Administrators and Animal Control Wardens shall aid in the enforcement of the Humane Care for Animals Act and have the ability to impound animals and apply for security posting for violation of the Humane Care for Animals Act.
(J) The Administrator shall report to the Board as requested by the Boar