§ 6.07. Appropriation and additional tax ordinances  

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  • At the same time that he/she submits the budget, the mayor shall introduce in the council any appropriation ordinance required. The appropriation ordinance shall be based on the budget but need not be itemized further than by departments unless required by the council. At the same time, the mayor shall also introduce any ordinance or ordinances altering the tax rate on real estate and tangible personal property or levying a new tax or altering the rate of any other tax necessary to balance the budget as hereinbefore provided. The hearing on the budget plan as a whole, as provided in § 6.09, shall constitute the hearing on all ordinances referred to in this section, and the appropriation ordinances for each utility.

(Acts 1998, ch. 711; Acts 2004, ch. 877, § 1; Acts 2004, ch. 898, § 1; Acts 2006, ch. 650, § 1; Acts 2006, ch. 712, § 1)