4.01.  FORM OF ACTION BY COUNCIL.
   Non-legislative action of Council shall be by motion, and legislative action shall be by resolution or ordinance. No action of Council shall be invalidated merely because the form of the action taken fails to comply with the provisions of this Revised Charter. Unless otherwise provided in this Revised Charter, all action taken by Council shall be by a vote of no less than four members of Council.
   (a)   MOTIONS.
      Council shall use a motion to determine policy and procedural matters; to conduct elections among and make appointments by Council members; and as otherwise provided in this Revised Charter or by Council.
   (b)   RESOLUTIONS.
      Council shall use a resolution, where practicable, for any legislation of a temporary, informal or ceremonial nature and as otherwise provided in this Revised Charter or by Council.
   (c)   ORDINANCES.
      Council shall use an ordinance, where practicable, for any legislation of a general or permanent nature and as otherwise provided in this Revised Charter or by Council.