LAKE ANGELUS
CITY CHARTER
EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Charter of the City of Lake Angelus was adopted by a vote of the people on November 8, 1983, and became effective on January 1, 1984.  Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading in the Table of Contents, and following a section in the text, indicate that the section was enacted or amended on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREAMBLE
CHAPTER I
NAME AND BOUNDARIES
Sec. 1.1   Name.
Sec. 1.2   Boundaries.
Sec. 1.3   Map.
Sec. 1.4   Wards.
CHAPTER II
GENERAL MUNICIPAL POWERS
Sec. 2.1   In General.
Sec. 2.2   Intergovernmental Cooperation.
Sec. 2.3   Exercise of Powers.
CHAPTER III
ELECTIONS
Sec. 3.1   Qualifications of Electors.
Sec. 3.2   Election Procedure.
Sec. 3.3   Precincts.
Sec. 3.4   Election Commission.
Sec. 3.5   City Election.
Sec. 3.6   Special Elections.
Sec. 3.7   Elective Officers and Terms of Office.
Sec. 3.8   Nominating Procedure.
Sec. 3.9   Approval of Petitions.
Sec. 3.10   Form of Ballot.
Sec. 3.11   Canvass of Votes.
CHAPTER IV
ELECTIVE OFFICERS
Sec. 4.1   The City Council.
Sec. 4.2   Qualifications.
Sec. 4.3   Terms of Office.
Sec. 4.4   Notice of Election.
Sec. 4.5   Oath of Office.
Sec. 4.6   Surety Bonds.
Sec. 4.7   Vacancies.
Sec. 4.8   Filling Vacancies.
Sec. 4.9   Restrictions on Elected Officers.
Sec. 4.10   Compensation of Mayor and Council.
Sec. 4.11   Judge of Qualifications of Members.
Sec. 4.12   Organization of the Council.
Sec. 4.13   Mayor.
Sec. 4.14   Regular Meetings.
Sec. 4.15   Special Meetings.
Sec. 4.16   Business at Special Meetings.
Sec. 4.17   Open Meetings Act.
Sec. 4.18   Quorum.
Sec. 4.19   Rules of Order.
Sec. 4.20   Vote Required.
Sec. 4.21   Investigations.
Sec. 4.22   Depository.
Sec. 4.23   Peace, Health and Safety.
Sec. 4.24   Licenses.
Sec. 4.25   Rights as to Property.
Sec. 4.26   Trusts.
Sec. 4.27   Traffic Violations Bureau.
Sec. 4.28   Advisory Boards and Committees.
CHAPTER V
LEGISLATION
Sec. 5.1   Ordinances and Regulations.
Sec. 5.2   Ordinances.
Sec. 5.3   Publication of Ordinances.
Sec. 5.4   Penalties.
Sec. 5.5   Publication of Notices and Ordinances.
Sec. 5.6   Initiative and Referendum.
Sec. 5.7   Petitions.
Sec. 5.8   Council Procedure.
Sec. 5.9   Submission to Electors.
Sec. 5.10   General Provisions.
CHAPTER VI
THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE
Sec. 6.1   In General.
Sec. 6.2   City Clerk.
Sec. 6.3   City Treasurer.
Sec. 6.4   Deputy Clerk or Deputy Treasurer.
Sec. 6.5   City Assessor.
Sec. 6.6   City Attorney.
Sec. 6.7   Benefits.
Sec. 6.8   Qualifications of Clerk, Treasurer and Attorney.
CHAPTER VII
GENERAL FINANCE AND BUDGET PROCEDURE
Sec. 7.1   Fiscal Year.
Sec. 7.2   Budget Procedure.
Sec. 7.3   Budget Document.
Sec. 7.4   Budget Hearing.
Sec. 7.5   Adoption of Budget; Tax Limit.
Sec. 7.6   Transfer of Appropriations.
Sec. 7.7   Budget Control.
Sec. 7.8   Independent Audit.
Sec. 7.9   Uniform System of Accounting.
CHAPTER VIII
GENERAL FINANCE AND TAXATION
Sec. 8.1   Subject of Taxation.
Sec. 8.2   Taxation Procedure.
Sec. 8.3   Board of Review.
Sec. 8.5   Meeting of the Board of Review.
Sec. 8.6   Notice of Meetings.
Sec. 8.7   Endorsement of Assessment Roll.
Sec. 8.8   Certification of Tax Levy.
Sec. 8.9   Tax Roll Certified.
Sec. 8.10   Tax Lien.
Sec. 8.11   Taxes Due; Notification.
Sec. 8.12   Collection Charges.
Sec. 8.13   Collection of Delinquent Taxes.
Sec. 8.14   State, County and School Taxes.
CHAPTER IX
BORROWING AUTHORITY
Sec. 9.1   General Borrowing.
Sec. 9.2   Limits of Borrowing Authority.
Sec. 9.3   Preparation and Record of Bonds.
Sec. 9.4   Deferred Payment Contracts.
CHAPTER X
SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
Sec. 10.1   Special Assessments; General Powers.
Sec. 10.2   Single Lot Assessments.
CHAPTER XI
FRANCHISES, CONTRACTS AND PERMITS
Sec. 11.1   Franchises.
Sec. 11.2   Revocable Permits.
Sec. 11.3   Use of Streets by Utility.
Sec. 11.4   Contracting Authority of Council.
Sec. 11.5   Purchase and Sale of Property.
Sec. 11.6   Limitations on Contractual Power.
Sec. 11.7   Official Interest in Contracts.
CHAPTER XII
MUNICIPAL RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES
Sec. 12.1   Rights, Liabilities, Remedies.
Sec. 12.2   Liability for Damages.
Sec. 12.3   Statements of City Officers.
CHAPTER XIII
MISCELLANEOUS
Sec. 13.1   Public Records.
Sec. 13.2   Headings.
Sec. 13.3   Definitions and Interpretations.
Sec. 13.4   Amendments.
Sec. 13.5   Effect of Illegality.
CHAPTER XIV
SCHEDULE
Sec. 14.1   Purpose and Status of Schedule Chapter.
Sec. 14.2   Election on Adoption of Charter.
Sec. 14.3   Form of Ballot.
Sec. 14.4   Effective Date of Charter.
Sec. 14.5   First Election of City Officers.
Sec. 14.6   First Meeting of City Council.
Sec. 14.7   Boards and Commissions.
Sec. 14.8   Assets and Liabilities.
Sec. 14.9   Continuation of Contracts and Trusts.