Details for Ordinance No. 757

ORDINANCE NO. 757
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND REVISE THE CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF ETOWAH, TENNESSEE, AND PROVIDE
FOR THE SUBMISSION OF THAT AMENDMENT IN REF-
ERENDUM TO THE CITIZENS OF ETOWAH, TENNESEE
WHEREAS, the City of Etowah is a home rule municipality under
Article XI, Section 9 of the Tennessee Constitution; and
WHEREAS, amendments to the city’s charter may be proposed by
ordinance subject to referendum approval; and
WHEREAS, the City Commission desires to propose such amend-
ments;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY
COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF ETOWAH:
SECTION I.
	 That the Charter of the City of Etowah be amended and replaced
	 with a revised charter (see attached).
SECTION II.
	 BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that the City Commission shall
	 publish the proposed amendments to the Etowah charter at least
	 sixty (60) days before the election.
SECTION III.
	 BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that the McMinn County
	 Election Commission is requested to place the question for the
	 approval or disapproval of the revised charter on the ballots to be
	 used in Etowah at the first state general election occurring sixty
	 (60) or more days after publication.
SECTION IV.
	 BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that this ordinance takes effect
	 upon passage for all purposes except actually amending the
	 charter. Amendments to the charter that are approved by
	 referendum take effect sixty (60) days after approval in
	 accordance with Article XI, Section 9 of the Tennessee
	Constitution.


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