Action of Council shall be by ordinance, resolution, or motion. Every action of a general or permanent nature, or having the force and effect of law, or granting a franchise, or levying a tax, or appropriating money, or contracting an indebtedness to be evidenced by the issuance of bonds or notes, or for the purchase, lease or transfer of property, shall be taken formally, by ordinance, in the manner hereinafter provided. All other action may be made by resolution or motion.
(Amendment adopted by electorate (11-3-03))