Municipal Charter

March 7, 2005
Geneva, Switzerland


We, the prospective citizens of the City of Osmio, in order to establish a municipality whose ordinances will provide authenticity, order, manageability, and security to online facilities used by its citizens and by users of online facilities whose ownership and management have adopted the Ordinances of the City of Osmio, do hereby enact this Municipal Charter for the City of Osmio.

Article I

General Provisions and Powers; Construction

Section 1.01 Association or Municipal Corporation; Purpose

Section 1.02 Powers of the City

Section 1.03 Intergovernmental Relations

Section 1.04 Municipal Laws

Section 1.05 Rights and Property

Section 1.06 Construction

Section 1.07 Charter Review and Amendment

Article II

Governing Body

Section 2.01 Corporate Authority; Composition; General Powers

Section 2.02 Election; Terms

Section 2.03 Council Districts

Section 2.04 Compensation; Expenses

Section 2.05 Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office; Effect of Redistricting

Section 2.06 Filling Vacancies

Section 2.07 Judge of Qualifications

Section 2.08 Investigations

Section 2.09 Governing Body Procedure

Section 2.10 Action Requiring an Ordinance

Section 2.11 Emergency Ordinances

Article III

Mayor and Chief Moderator

Section 3.01 Mayor

Section 3.02 Chief Moderator

Section 3.03 Power of Appointment; Process

Section 3.04 Deputy Chief Moderator

Section 3.05 City Administrator; Appointment; Qualifications; Compensation

Section 3.06 Suspension; Removal

Section 3.07 Acting City Administrator

Section 3.08 Powers and Duties of the City Administrator

Article IV

Municipal Judge

Section 4.01 Creation; Power; Duties

Section 4.02 Qualifications

Section 4.03 Term of Office and Salary

Section 4.04 Removal; Forfeiture of Office

Section 4.05 Vacancy in the Office of Municipal Judge

Article V

Departments, Offices, Boards, and Commissions

Section 5.01 Departments: Creation; Supervision

Section 5.02 Department Directors: Hiring

Section 5.03 Department Directors: Discipline; Termination

Section 5.04 Personnel System

Section 5.05 City Attorney

Section 5.06 City Clerk

Section 5.07 Charter Departments, Boards, and Commissions: Advisory Bodies

Section 5.08 Identity Quality Commission

Section 5.09 Certification Practices Commission

Section 5.10 Enrollment Practices Commission

Section 5.11 Attestation Officer Professional Qualifications Commission

Section 5.12 Code Auditor Professional Qualification Board

Section 5.13 Developer and Architect Professional Qualifications Board

Section 5.14 Privacy Commission

Section 5.15 Board of Regulation of Real Estate Professionals

Section 5.16 Planning and Zoning Commission

Section 5.17 Utilities Commission

Section 5.18 Parks and Recreation Commission

Article VI

Financial Procedures

Section 6.01 Fiscal Year; Treasurer

Section 6.02 Recommended Budget and Message; Recommended Capital Program

Section 6.03 Contents

Section 6.04 Review by Chief Moderator; Submission to Governing Body

Section 6.05 Governing Body Action on Budget and Capital Program

Section 6.06 Appropriation and Revenue Resolutions; Limitation on Taxing Power

Section 6.07 Amendments After Adoption

Section 6.08 Lapse of Appropriations

Section 6.09 Administration of the Budget

Section 6.10 Prohibition of Overspending of Appropriations

Section 6.11 Independent Audit

Section 6.12 Investment of Funds

Article VII


Section 7.01 City Elections

Section 7.02 Initiative and Referendum

Section 7.03 Recall

Article VIII

Conflict of Interest; Ethics

Section 8.01 Conflict of interest

Section 8.02 Holding other office

Section 8.03 Political activity

Article IX


Section 9.01 Charter Revision; Effective Date.

Section 9.02 Organization of Government

Section 9.03 Officers and Employees