§ 31.03  CITY COUNCIL; SELECTION AND DUTIES.
   The members of the City Council shall be elected and serve for a four-year term.  The City Council shall be the legislative division of the city government, and shall perform the duties, and have the powers as may be authorized by law.  The City Council shall maintain the peace, regulate business, protect the public health and safety, and assess the taxes and fees as are necessary and appropriate in the exercise of these functions.
(Neb. RS 17-103 and 17-104)  (1973 Code, § 1-103)