SECTION 8.01  POWER OF INITIATIVE.
   The electors shall have power to propose any ordinance except an ordinance appropriating money or authorizing the levy of taxes, and to adopt or reject the same at its polls, such power being known as the initiative. Any initiative ordinance may be submitted to the council by a petition signed by qualified electors of the City equal in number to at least twenty-five percent of the number of votes cast at the last regular municipal election.