5.11  CHARTER EXCEPTIONS FOR DEBT INSTRUMENTS
   (a)   No provision in this charter relating to granting, renewing or extending franchises or other special privileges shall apply to franchises or special privileges given in connection with the issuance of bonds, notes or other debt instruments by the city. Those franchises or other special privileges given in connection with the issuance of bonds, notes or other debt instruments by the city shall instead conform to any applicable provisions of the state Constitution.
   (b)   No provision in this charter shall require the director of law to prepare or endorse his or her approval of the form and correctness on bonds, notes or other debt instruments of the city, when the city has engaged other counsel as bond counsel to prepare and render approving opinions with respect to these bonds, notes or other debt instruments of the city.
   (c)   No provision in this charter shall require the director of finance to certify the availability of money related to legislation authorizing or otherwise affecting the issuance or terms of bonds, notes or other debt instruments of the city.