In addition to other acts required by law or by specific provisions of this charter to be done by ordinance, those acts of the City Commission shall be by ordinance which:
      1.   Adopt an administrative code or establish, alter, or abolish any City department, office or agency.
      2.   Provide for a fine or other penalty or establish a rule or regulation for violation of which a fine or other penalty is imposed;
      3.   Levy taxes, except as otherwise provided, in accordance with State law;
      4.   Grant, renew or extend a franchise;
      5.   Establish the rates charged for its services by City-owned utilities;
      6. Convey or lease or authorize the conveyance or lease of any lands of the City;
      7. Adopt with or without amendment ordinances proposed under initiative power;
      8. Amend or repeal any ordinance previously adopted, except as otherwise provided in Article XIV with respect to repeal of ordinances reconsidered under the referendum power.
(Amendment approved by voters 9- l-87; amendment approved by voters 11-4-92; amendment approved by voters 11-8-94; amendment approved by voters 8-14-12)