“We, the people of the City of Saugatuck, County of Allegan, State of Michigan, mindful of the ideals and labors of our fathers in founding and developing this community, and pursuant to authority granted by the constitution and Laws of the State of Michigan, in order to establish a city government, and to provide for the public peace and health and for safety of persons and property, do hereby ordain and establish this Charter for the City of Saugatuck, Michigan.”