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Section 13-201 Restrictions and Limitations.

Any restriction or limitation imposed on the authority of the Council by Charter provision, applies only as its language explicitly and necessarily requires. Simultaneous or subsequent specification of authority is not exclusive and does not impair other or general authority and power granted by existing or future Charter provisions, by statute or by general law. Specification of procedures does not exclude other or alternative procedures unless expressly stated to be exclusive. The City has authority to carry out general or special powers expressed or implied by Charter, statute or general law, as the Council finds necessary or convenient. This Section applies, unless expressly negatived, to all present and future Charter provisions. [New sec. Nov. 8, 1966.]