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Every ordinance or resolution of the Council shall be attested by the Clerk of the Council and promptly presented to the Mayor for consideration before it goes into effect. If the Mayor approves such legislation he shall sign it and file it with the Clerk. The Mayor may approve or disapprove the whole or any part of any item of an ordinance appropriating money, but otherwise his approval or disapproval shall be addressed to the entire ordinance or resolution. If he disapproves it or any item of it he shall file it with written notice of the disapproval with the Clerk. Unless an ordinance or resolution is filed with the Clerk with written notice of disapproval within ten days after its passage by the Council, it shall take effect as though the Mayor had signed it. When the Mayor has disapproved an ordinance or resolution or item of it as herein provided, the Council may, at its next regular meeting thereafter, reconsider it, and if upon such reconsideration the ordinance, resolution or item is approved by five or more members of the Council, it shall take effect notwithstanding the disapproval of the Mayor. Notwithstanding the foregoing set forth in this Section 4, any Ordinance adopted by Council to certify an initiative to the Board of Elections shall not require the signature of the Mayor and the Mayor shall have no veto power regarding such Ordinance. The signature of the Mayor shall not be required on any Ordinance adopted by Council certifying an initiative to the Board of Elections to be placed on the ballot for consideration by the electors of the City.
(Approved by voters 11-5-2019)