The city manager must strictly enforce the provisions of the budget. The city manager cannot approve any order upon the city chief financial officer for any expenditure unless an appropriation has been made in the budget resolution, nor for any expenditure covered by the budget resolution unless there is a sufficient unexpended balance. No officer or employee of the city can place any order or make any purchase as defined in Sections 6.07 and 6.08 except for a purpose and up to the amount authorized in the budget resolution.
(Section 7.07 amended by Ord. 88-51, passed 7-25-1988; Ord. 2004-8, passed 4-5-2004; Ord. 2011-15, passed 6-20-2011; Ord. 2017-29, passed 7-24-2017)