Section 6.1  GENERAL AUTHORITY
   a.   INITIATIVE.  The registered voters of the City shall have the power to propose ordinances to the Council and if the Council fails to adopt an ordinance so proposed without any change in substance, to adopt or reject it at a City election, provided that such power shall not extend to the budget or Capital Program, or to any ordinance relating to appropriation of money, levy of taxes, or salaries of city officials or employees.
   b.   REFERENDUM.  The registered voters of the City shall have the power to require reconsideration by the Council of any adopted ordinance, and, if the Council fails to repeal an ordinance so reconsidered, to approve or reject it at a City Election, provided that such power shall not extend to the budget or Capital Program, or to any emergency ordinance, or ordinance relating to the appropriation of money or the levy of taxes.