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(A) The Mayor and City Council shall have no power to appropriate, issue, or draw any order or warrant on the City Clerk/Treasurer for money, unless the same has been appropriated or ordered by ordinance, or the claim for the payment of which the order or warrant is issued has been allowed according to the provisions of § 33.05, and funds for the class or object out of which the claim is payable have been included in the adopted budget statement or transferred according to law.
(Neb. RS 17-708)
(B) No contract shall be hereafter made by the City Council, or any committee or member thereof, and no expense shall be incurred by any of the officers or departments of the city, whether the object of the expenditures shall have been ordered by the City Council or not, unless an appropriation shall have been previously made concerning the expense, except as otherwise expressly provided in division (A).
(C) All warrants drawn upon the City Clerk/Treasurer must be signed by the Mayor and countersigned by the City Clerk/Treasurer, stating the particular fund to which the same is chargeable, the person to whom payable, and for what particular object. No money shall be otherwise paid than upon the warrants so drawn. Each warrant shall specify the amount included in the adopted budget statement for such fund upon which it is drawn and the amount already expended of such fund.