It shall be the duty of the city council to enforce strictly the provisions of the budget. They shall not approve any order upon the city for any expenditure unless an appropriation has been made in the budget resolution, nor for any expenditure covered by the budget resolution unless there is a sufficient unexpended balance left after deducting the total past expenditures and the sum of all outstanding orders and encumbrances. No officer or employee of the city shall place any order or make any purchase except for a purpose and to the amount authorized in the budget resolution.
(Ord. 556, passed 6-27-2016)