A. Upon receiving an initiatory or referendary petition from the City Clerk, the City Council shall within thirty (30) days either:
1. If it be an initiatory petition, adopt the ordinance as submitted in the petition or submit the proposal to the electors; or
2. If it be a referendary petition, repeal the ordinance to which the petition refers or submit the proposal to the electors.
B. Submission to the voters shall take place at the next election, or at a special election held prior to the next election.
C. The resolution calling for a special election must be adopted by the City Council at least forty-nine (49) days before the special election.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974)