CHARTER
CITY OF VERNON*
*This City Charter was approved by the electorate of the City of Vernon at the General Municipal Election held April 12, 1988.
Article I. Succession.
CH: 1.1.   Name.
CH: 1.2.   Boundaries.
CH: 1.3.   Rights and liabilities of the City.
CH: 1.4.   Ordinances.
CH: 1.5.   Officers and Employees.
CH: 1.6.   Pending actions and proceedings.
Article II. Powers of the City.
CH: 2.1.   General powers.
CH: 2.2.   Emergency powers.
CH: 2.3.   Intergovernmental relations.
Article III. City Council.
CH: 3.1.   Composition.
CH: 3.2.   Powers.
CH: 3.3.   Eligibility.
CH: 3.4.   Election and terms.
CH: 3.5.   Mayor.
CH: 3.6.   Mayor Pro Tempore.
CH: 3.7.   Vacancy.
CH: 3.8.   Forfeiture.
CH: 3.9.   Forfeiture procedure.
CH: 3.10.   Council meetings and rules of order.
CH: 3.11.   Compensation.
Article IV. Ordinances and Resolutions.
CH: 4.1.   Ordinances when required.
CH: 4.2.   Procedure.
CH: 4.3.   Effective date.
CH: 4.4.   Emergency ordinances.
CH: 4.5.   Adoption by reference.
CH: 4.6.   Codification.
Article V. Elections.
CH: 5.1.   General municipal elections.
CH: 5.2.   Special municipal elections.
CH: 5.3.   Procedure.
CH: 5.4.   Initiative, referendum and recall.
Article VI. City Administrator.
CH: 6.1.   Appointment.
CH: 6.2.   Compensation.
CH: 6.3.   Duties.
CH: 6.4.   Noninterference.
CH: 6.5.   Eligibility.
CH: 6.6.   Other positions.
Article VII. Other Officers, Boards, Commissions and Employees.
CH: 7.1.   City Clerk.
CH: 7.2.   City Treasurer.
CH: 7.3.   City Attorney.
CH: 7.4.   Other Officers.
CH: 7.5.   Boards and Commissions.
CH: 7.6.   Repealed.
Article VIII. Fiscal Administration.
CH: 8.1.   Fiscal year.
CH: 8.2.   Submission of budget.
CH: 8.3.   Budget contents.
CH: 8.4.   Adoption of the budget and appropriations.
CH: 8.5.   Amendment of the budget.
CH: 8.6.   Lapse of appropriations.
CH: 8.7.   Taxation.
CH: 8.8.   Bonded debt limit.
CH: 8.9.   Franchises.
CH: 8.10.   Contracts.
CH: 8.11.   Audit.
CH: 8.12.   Repealed.
CH: 8.13.   Prevailing wages
Article IX. Miscellaneous Provisions.
CH: 9.1.   Construction.
CH: 9.2.   Violations.
CH: 9.3.   Definitions.
CH: 9.4.   Official bonds.
CH: 9.5.   Residence.
CH: 9.6.   Severability.
CH: 9.7.   Independent Reform Monitor.