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CHARTER OF THE
CITY OF CULVER CITY CALIFORNIA
CITY OF CULVER CITY CALIFORNIA
Approved by the voters on April 11, 2006, effective July 1, 2006
CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CULVER CITY
Article I. Name and Charter Status
100. Name and Charter status.
Article II. Definitions
Article III. Form of Government
300. Form of Government.
Article IV. Boundaries
Article V. Powers of the City
500. Powers of the City.
Article VI. City Council
600. Number, Election and Term of Office.
601. Term Limits.
605. Forfeiture of Office.
606. Mayor and Vice Mayor
607. Powers of the City Council.
608. City Council Meetings.
609. Special Meetings.
610. Notice of Public Meetings.
611. Public Participation.
612. Council Proceedings.
613. Adoption of Ordinances and Resolutions.
614. Urgency Ordinances.
615. Ordinances: Enactments.
616. Ordinances: Publication.
617. Ordinances: Amendments.
618. Ordinances: Codification.
619. Ordinances: When Effective.
620. Ordinances: Violation and Penalty.
621. Publishing of Legal Notices.
Article VII. City Administration
700. Powers and Duties of City Manager.
701. Non-Interference by City Council.
Article VIII. Annual Budget
800. Budget Preparation.
801. Submission to City Council.
802. Public Hearing.
803. Further Consideration and Adoption.
Article IX. City Attorney
Article X. Board of Education
1000. Number and Term.
1003. Forfeiture of Office.
1004. Organization of the Board of Education.
1005. Special Elections.
Article Xl. Commissions, Boards and Committees
1100. In General.
1102. Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.
1104. Oaths and Affirmations.
Article XII. Civil Service
1200. Merit Principle.
1202. Appointments from Civil Service Positions.
Article XIII. Retirement System
1300. Public Employees' Retirement System.
Article XIV. General Provisions Relating to Officers and Employees
1400. Official Bonds.
1401. Oath of Office.
1402. Financial Interest.
1403. Ethical Conduct.
1404. Improper Political Activity.
Article XV. Elections
1500. General Municipal Elections.
1501. Special Municipal Elections.
1502. Elections Official.
1503. Procedure for Holding Elections.
1504. Initiative, Referendum and Recall.
1505. Elections by Mail.
Article XVI. Financial and Fiscal Matters
1600. Fiscal Year.
1601. Tax System.
1602. Tax Limits.
1603. Bonded Debt Limit.
1604. Contracts for Public Works.
1605. Purchasing of Supplies, Materials and Equipment.
1606. Reserve Funds.
1607. Capital Funds.
1608. Claim Required for Actions Against City.
1609. Independent Audit Required.
Article XVII. Franchises
Article XVIII. Revenue Retention
1800. Reductions Prohibited.
1801. Mandates Limited.
Article XIX. Charter Review Committee
1900. Charter Review Committee
Article XX. Succession and Transition
2000. Effective Date of Charter.
2001. Rights and Liabilities.
2002. Existing Laws, Regulations and Policies.
2003. Rights of Officers and Employees Preserved.
2004. Continuance of City Council and Board of Education.
2005. Existing Commissions, Boards and Committees.
2006. Existing Employees of City.
2007. Existing Contracts and Contracting Procedures.
2008. Pending Actions and Proceedings.
2011. Elimination of Transition Provisions.
Article XXI. Miscellaneous