That nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed to impair the powers contained in the Act of the Legislature of the State of Illinois entitled “An Act to Amend an Act Entitled, “An Act to Incorporate The City of Lake Forest” approved March 11, 1869, commonly referred to as the City Charter, or the city code, as amended, giving powers to the Mayor, City Manager, Police and Fire Departments and other city officials, but shall be construed together with existing ordinances now in effect for the safety and welfare of the citizens of the city.
(Prior Code, § 11-35)