Any five qualified electors may commence initiative or referendum proceedings by filing with the Clerk of Council an affidavit stating they will constitute the petitioners' committee and any number of qualified electors will be  responsible for circulating the petition and filing it in proper form, stating their names and addresses and specifying the address to which all notices to the committee are to be sent, and setting out in full, the proposed initiative ordinance or resolution or citing the ordinance or resolution sought to be reconsidered. Any number of qualified electors may circulate the petition.
   Promptly after the affidavit of the petitioners' committee is filed the Clerk of Council shall issue the appropriate petition blanks to the petitioners' committee.
(Amended 11-7-95)