The Council shall have the power to levy taxes, without a vote of the electors, for the current operating expenses and other lawful municipal purposes, in the manner provided by the constitution and general laws of Ohio, subject to the limitations provided therein.
   The authority of the Council to submit additional levies to a vote of the people under authority of the constitution or laws of the State of Ohio shall not be deemed impaired or abridged by reason of any provision contained in this Charter.