§ 3.12.020  PURPOSE.
   The purpose of this chapter is to establish procedures for the preparation and administration of the city's budget. These procedures include estimates of the services, activities and projects comprising the budget; the resultant expenditure requirements; and the resources available for the budget. Its provisions are intended to enable the Council to make financial plans, to insure that all officials administer their respective functions in accordance with these plans, and to permit taxpayers and investors to form intelli-gent opinions based on sufficient information as to the financial policies and administration of the city. For the accomplishment of this purpose, the pro-visions of this chapter shall be broadly construed.
('86 Code, § 3.12.020) (Ord. 3552, passed  - - )