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a. To meet a public emergency affecting life, health or property, one or more emergency ordinances may be enacted. However, an emergency ordinance may not levy taxes, or grant, renew or extend a franchise, or regulate the rate charged by any public utility for its service.
b. An emergency ordinance shall be introduced in the form and manner required for ordinances generally, except that it shall contain, after the enacting clause, a declaration stating that an emergency exists and describing the emergency in clear, specific terms.
c. An emergency ordinance may be enacted on the date of introduction and given immediate effect, by a majority vote of the Council members present at the time of the enactment.
d. Every emergency ordinance is automatically repealed on the sixty first (61st) day after its enactment, unless re enacted pursuant to Section 5.3.