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.