The city has all powers which it now or hereafter is authorized to exercise for a municipal corporation in this state in harmony with the constitutions of this state and of the United States. The intention of this charter is that every power which the people of the city can lawfully confer upon themselves, as a municipal corporation, by specific enumeration in this charter is deemed to have been so conferred by the provisions of this section. This charter is to be construed liberally to promote the health, safety and welfare of the city and the conferring of particular powers in the charter is not to be construed as limiting in any way the generality of the power conferred.
(Section 1.02 amended by Ord. 2004-8, passed 4-5-2004; Ord. 2017-27, passed 7-24-2017)