At the meeting of the Council at which the revised final budget estimates for the appropriation ordinance are submitted, the Council shall adopt the estimates as submitted, or as amended, as the appropriation ordinance of the City of Trotwood for the ensuing fiscal year.
   The appropriation ordinance shall become effective upon adoption and shall constitute an appropriation for the budgeted items and approval of the work projects without further legislation.
   The annual appropriation ordinance, and any amendments to the annual appropriation, shall be passed by ordinance with an affirmative vote of five (5) members of Council and shall become effective upon adoption.
   Provided Council expenses are approved in the annual appropriation ordinance, or in an amendment to the annual appropriation ordinance, no resolution, except as may otherwise be required, shall be required to be approved by Council to expend or pay necessary and reasonable expenses of a Council Member incurred in the performance of their official duties.
(Amended 11/07/1967; 11/02/2021)