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2.04.070 – Ordinances, resolutions and motions - Approval - Veto

All resolutions and motions which:

  1. Create any liability against a city; or
  2. Provide for the expenditure or appropriation of its money; or
  3. Sell any city property;

and all ordinances, passed by the city council, shall be deposited with the city clerk.  If the mayor approves of them, he shall sign them.  Those of which he disapproves he shall return to the city council, with his written objections, at the next regular meeting of the city council occurring not  less than five days after their passage.  The mayor may disapprove of any one or more sums appropriated in any ordinances, resolution, or motion making an appropriation, and if so, the remainder shall be effective.  However, the mayor may disapprove entirely of an ordinance, resolution, or motion making an appropriation.  If the mayor fails to return any ordinance or any specified resolution or motion with his written objections, within the designated time, it shall become effective despite the absence of his signature.

(Prior code: § 2.106)