CHARTER OF THE
CITY OF CULVER CITY CALIFORNIA
Approved by the voters on April 11, 2006, effective July 1, 2006
CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CULVER CITY
Section
Preamble
Article I. Name and Charter Status 
   100.   Name and Charter status.
Article II. Definitions
   200.   Definitions.
Article III. Form of Government 
   300.   Form of Government.
Article IV. Boundaries 
   400.   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.
   602.   Eligibility.
   603.   Compensation.
   604.   Vacancy.
   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. 
   804.   Appropriations. 
   805.   Amendments.
Article IX. City Attorney 
   900.   Eligibility. 
   901.   Duties.
Article X. Board of Education
   1000.   Number and Term.
   1001.   Eligibility.
   1002.   Vacancies.
   1003.   Forfeiture of Office.
   1004.   Organization of the Board of Education. 
   1005.   Special Elections.
Article Xl. Commissions, Boards and Committees
   1100.   In General.
   1101.   Appropriations.
   1102.   Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.
   1103.   Procedures.
   1104.   Oaths and Affirmations.
   1105.   Committees.
Article XII. Civil Service
   1200.   Merit Principle.
   1201.   Classification.
   1202.   Appointments from Civil Service Positions.
   1203.   Prohibitions.
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 
   1700.   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.
   2009.   [Reserved]
   2010.   [Reserved]
   2011.   Elimination of Transition Provisions.
Article XXI. Miscellaneous
   2100.   Violations. 
   2101.   Validity.