Prior to action by City Council in declaring any of the water shortage response phases set forth herein, the Mayor is empowered to issue an executive order declaring that a particular water shortage response phase and the regulatory measure imposed is a result of such phase being declared.  As part of that executive order, the Mayor shall set forth the basis or justification for making such declaration on an emergency basis.  The executive order declaring any water shortage response phase shall continue into effect until suspended or lifted by issuance of a subsequent executive order and in any event shall be subject to approval of the City Council at its next regular or special meeting.
(Ord. 1988-13, passed 7-25-88)