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The Director of Law, with the approval of Council, may delete any Charter language that has become obsolete as a result of the passage of time, an amendment to the Charter or the preemption of State or Federal law. No such change shall be made that affects the substance or meaning of this Charter or any part thereof or amendment thereto. All deletions must be set forth in a Staff Note detailing the date of the deletion accompanied by a brief explanation. The location of the Staff Notes will be at the end of the Charter.
Following any election at which an amendment to the Charter is adopted or at any time when obsolete language is deleted, the Director of Law with the approval of Council, may, prior to reprinting the Charter, make such changes therein, including the numbers, titles and arrangement of articles and sections hereto, as may be necessary or desirable to maintain or assure the logical and consistent ordering thereof, but no such change shall be made in such a way as to affect the substance or meaning of this Charter or any part thereof or amendment thereto.