City Charter

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 
 
AMENDED CHARTER – CITY OF OWATONNA
 
     
   
Chapter
     
CHAPTER I Boundaries, Wards and Powers  
     
  1.1 Name and Boundaries
  1.2 Wards
  1.3 Change in Ward Boundaries
  1.4 Powers of City
     
CHAPTER II Officers  
     
  2.1 Elective Officers
  2.2 Appointive Officers
  2.3 Qualifying
  2.4 Term of Office
  2.5 Suspension
  2.6 Removal
  2.7 Removal from City or Ward
  2.8 Filling Vacancies
  2.9 Mayor
  2.10 Acting Mayor
  2.11 City Clerk-Treasurer
  2.13 City Attorney
  2.14 City Engineer
  2.15 City Administrator
  2.17 Salaries
     
CHAPTER III Elections  
     
  3.1 Conduct of Elections
  3.2 Regular City Elections
  3.3 Special Elections
  3.4 Filing Fees
     
CHAPTER IV City Council  
     
  4.1 Council and Quorum
  4.2 Powers
  4.3 Meetings
  4.4 Rules
  4.5 Records
  4.6 Ordinances and Resolutions
  4.65 Emergency Ordinances
  4.7 Official Newspaper-Publication-Ordinance Code
  4.8 Acquiring and Selling Property
  4.9 Contracts
  4.10 Plats
  4.11 Franchises
     
CHAPTER V Taxes and Finance  
     
  5.1 Fiscal Year
  5.2 Property Tax
  5.3 Board of Equalization
  5.4 Taxing Powers
  5.5 Budget Estimates
  5.6 Preparation of Budget
  5.7 Budget Approval
  5.8 Tax Levy
  5.9 Funds
  5.10 Payments from Treasury .
  5.11 Annual Reports
  5.12 Borrowing
  5.13 Certificates of Indebtedness
  5.14 Temporary Borrowing
  5.15 Adjustment of Accounts
     
CHAPTER VI Public Improvements  
     
  6.1 Supervision of Streets
  6.2 Vacating of Streets
  6.3 Grade of Streets
  6.4 Sidewalks
  6.5 Cleaning Streets
  6.13 Corner Lot Assessment
  6.14 Sidewalk Assessment
     
CHAPTER VII Condemnation  
  (Repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 1017, adopted 12/4/90.)  
     
CHAPTER VIII Boards  
     
  8.1 Power to Establish Boards
  8.2 Board Members and Officers
  8.3 Powers of Boards
  8.4 Eligibility
     
CHAPTER IX Public Utilities Commission  
     
  9.1 Commission--Powers
  9.2 Commission--Appointment
  9.3 Commission--Removal
  9.4 Commission--Compensation
  9.5 Officers
  9.6 Power to Invest and Borrow
  9.7 Powers in Respect to Land
  9.8 Employees
  9.9 Surveys, Inspections, Liens, and Suits
  9.10 Books of Accounts
  9.12 Rules and Regulations
  9.13 Rates and Charges
  9.14 Purchases
  9.15 Annual Statement
  9.16 Utilities Furnished City
     
CHAPTER X Miscellaneous Provisions  
     
  10.1 Validity of Ordinances
  10.2 Continuance in Office
  10.3 Effective Date