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PART I: THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF FORT WORTH
   Chapter
      I.   ORGANIZATION, BOUNDARIES, ANNEXATION OF ADJACENT TERRITORY
      II.   POWERS OF THE CITY
      III.   THE CITY COUNCIL
      IV.   METHOD OF NOMINATING AND ELECTING MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL
      V.   THE CITY MANAGER
      VI.   DEPARTMENT OF LAW
      VII.   MUNICIPAL COURT
      VIII.   ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS TO BE CONTROLLED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CITY MANAGER
      IX.   DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
      X.   THE BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PROCEDURE RELATING THERETO
      XI.   DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
      XII.   FIRE DEPARTMENT
      XIII.   DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
      XIV.   WATER WORKS DEPARTMENT
      XV.   DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
      XVI.   RESERVED
      XVII.   DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES
      XVIII.   PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
      XIX.   RECALL OF COUNCILPERSONS
      XX.   THE INITIATIVE
      XXI.   REFERENDUM
      XXII.   IMPROVEMENT AND PAVING OF STREETS AND HIGHWAYS
      XXIII.   MERIT SERVICE
      XXIV.   ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES; PROVISIONS RELATIVE TO ISSUANCE AND SALE OF BONDS
      XXV.   ORDINANCES
      XXVI.   FRANCHISES AND PUBLIC UTILITIES
      XXVII.   MISCELLANEOUS
      XXVIII.   DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL AUDIT
Editor’s note:
   Part I contains the Charter of the City of Fort Worth, adopted by the electorate at an election held December 11, 1924, and including all amendments thereto to November 8, 1983. Amendments subsequent to November 8, 1983, are indicated in the history note following the particular section of the Charter affected.
    Prior to November 8, 1983, the Charter had been amended on the following dates: February 14, 1928 (Ord. 1377); July 21, 1931 (Ord. 1720); December 18, 1946 (Ord. 2379); January 31, 1964 (Ord. 5091); April 8, 1975; January 26, 1976 (Ord. 7292 and 7293); April 4, 1981. Material in brackets [ ] has been added where necessary to correct obvious errors or to facilitate indexing, except that obviously misspelled words have been corrected without notation.