CHARTER
OF THE
MUNICIPALITY OF CARLISLE
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Carlisle Charter was approved by the voters on May 5, 1987. Dates appearing in parentheses indicate that the section was enacted, amended or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Art. I - NAME AND BOUNDARIES
Sec. 1.01.   Name.
Sec. 1.02.   Boundaries.
Art. II - FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Sec. 2.01.    Form of Government.
Art. III - POWERS
Sec. 3.01.  Powers of the Municipality.
Sec. 3.02.  Manner of Exercise of Powers.
Sec. 3.03.  Construction.
Sec. 3.04.  Intergovernmental Relations.
Art. IV - THE COUNCIL
Sec. 4.01.  Powers, Number, Selection and Term.  (11-6-12)
Sec. 4.02.  Eligibility. (11-6-12)
Sec. 4.03.  Mayor and Deputy Mayor.  (11-4-97)
Sec. 4.04.  Prohibitions.
Sec. 4.05.  Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancies. (11-6-12)
Sec. 4.06.  Recall.
Sec. 4.07.  Compensation.  (11-4-97; 11-6-12)
Sec. 4.08.  Judge of Qualifications.
Sec. 4.09.  Clerk of Council.
Sec. 4.10.  Procedure.
Sec. 4.11.  Independent Audit.
Art. V - LEGISLATION
Sec. 5.01.  Ordinances and Resolutions.
Sec. 5.02.  Introduction of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Sec. 5.03.  Passage of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Sec. 5.04.  Effective Date.
Sec. 5.05.   Emergency Ordinances and Resolutions.
Sec. 5.06.   Adoption of Ordinances by Reference.
Sec. 5.07.   Initiative and Referendum.
Sec. 5.08.   Authentication and Recording; Codification; and Reproduction.
Art. VI - THE MANAGER
Sec. 6.01.  Appointment; Qualifications; Compensation.  (11-7-89)
Sec. 6.02.   Powers and Duties.
Sec. 6.03.   Acting Manager.
Sec. 6.04.   Removal of the Manager.
Sec. 6.05.   Vacancies.
Art. VII - ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Sec. 7.01.  Created Departments.
Sec. 7.02.   Creation of New Departments.
Sec. 7.03.   Department Directors.
Sec. 7.04.   Departmental Divisions.
Sec. 7.05.   Administrative Code.
Sec. 7.06.   Competitive Bidding.
Sec. 7.07.   Department of Finance.
Sec. 7.08.   Department of Safety.
Sec. 7.09.   Department of Service.
Sec. 7.10.   Department of Law.
Art. VIII - FINANCE, TAXATION AND DEBT
Sec. 8.01.  General.
Sec. 8.02.   Supplemental Procedures.
Art. IX - BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
Sec. 9.01.  Council's Power to Create.
Sec. 9.02.   Removal of Members.
Sec. 9.03.   Open Meetings.
Sec. 9.04.   Organization.
Sec. 9.05.   Quorum.
Sec. 9.06.   Personnel Board. (11-3-92)
Sec. 9.07.   Planning Commission.
Sec. 9.08.   Powers and Duties of the Planning Commission.
Sec. 9.09.   Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.  (11-4-97)
Sec. 9.10.   Powers and Duties of the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals. (11-4-97)
Sec. 9.11.   Park and Recreation Board.
Art. X - PERSONNEL
Sec. 10.01.  Classification of Service.
Art. XI - NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Sec. 11.01.  Municipal Elections.
Sec. 11.02.  Conduct of Election.
Sec. 11.03.  Nominations.  (11-4-97; 11-6-12)
Sec. 11.04.  Public Information on Issues.
Art. XII - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 12.01.  Oath of Office.
Sec. 12.02.  Official Bonds.
Sec. 12.03.  Fees.
Sec. 12.04.  Amendments to the Charter; Charter Review Commission. (11-6-12)
Sec. 12.05.  Effect of Partial Invalidity.
Sec. 12.06.  Personal Financial Interest.
Sec. 12.07.  Annual Report.
Art. XIII - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 13.01.  Effective Date.
Sec. 13.02.  Succession.
Sec. 13.03.  Continuation of Mayor and Council. (11-6-12)
Sec. 13.04.  Continuation of the Mayor.
Sec. 13.05.  Continuation of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Sec. 13.06.  Officers and Employees.  (11-4-97)
Sec. 13.07.  Transfer of Records and Property.
Sec. 13.08.  Continuation of Contracts and Improvements.
Sec. 13.09.  Pending Actions and Proceedings.
Sec. 13.10.  Transfer of Finance Functions.
Sec. 13.11.  Transition of Village Administrator.