SECTION 4.01  Action to be Taken by Ordinance or Resolution.
   Action of Council shall be by ordinance, resolution, or motion.  Every action of a general and permanent nature; or granting a franchise; or levying a tax; or appropriating money; or contracting an indebtedness, to be evidenced by the issuance of bonds or notes; or for the purchase, lease or transfer of public property; or establishing an offense and fixing the penalty therefor shall be taken by ordinance, in the manner hereinafter provided.  All other action may be by resolution or motion.