Section 2.13 Annual Budget
   The Finance and Budget Committee shall prepare annually a budget, and the Mayor shall present it to Council as a whole for consideration, amendment if appropriate, and approval. The chairperson of the Finance and Budget Committee shall serve as chairperson of the budget process. The budget shall provide a complete financial plan of all City funds, receipts, activities and expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year and shall be in such form as Council may require. It shall indicate proposed expenditures for current operations and proposed capital expenditures during the ensuing fiscal year and the method of financing such expenditures. The total of proposed expenditures shall not exceed the total of proposed available funds. As used in this Charter "budget" shall include the tax budget and annual appropriation ordinance or resolution, and amendments thereto.