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The provisions of this charter on procurement of personal property, printing, engraving and publications, contracting for public utility services, maintenance of automobiles, disposing of personal property, distribution of printed matter, and the creation, maintenance, retention and disposition of records, shall apply to the Council, but the Council alone shall determine which of its records are not needful or useful in the transaction of its current or anticipated work.
Sources: See the Administrative Code, Act of April 9, 1929, P.L. 177, Article XXIV, Section 2406, as amended.
Purposes: The Charter seeks to centralize procurement and maintenance of City property and records in the interests of greater economy and efficiency. This section makes clear that Council is subject to such provisions of the Charter. The right of Council to decide which of its records are to be disposed of remains a councilmanic decision.