The form of government provided by this charter shall be known as the “council-manager government”.  Pursuant to its provisions and subject only to the limitations imposed by the Constitution, general and special acts and laws of the state of Florida and by this charter, all legislative powers of the city shall be vested in an elected council, hereinafter referred to as the “council”.  It shall enact ordinances, adopt resolutions, adopt budgets, determine policies and appoint a city manager. The city manager shall execute the laws and administer the government of the city. All powers of the city shall be exercised in the manner prescribed by this charter.  If the manner is not prescribed, then the powers shall be exercised in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinances.
(Ord. 92-28, passed 9-17-92)  (Adopted by electorate 11-3-92)