372.10  Contents of charter.

A home rule charter must contain provisions for:

1.  A council of an odd number of members, not less than five.

2.  A mayor, who may be one of those council members.

3.  Two-year or staggered four-year terms of office for the mayor and council members.

4.  The powers and duties of the mayor and the council, consistent with the provisions of the city code.

5.  A council representation plan pursuant to section 372.13, subsection 11.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, 79, 81, § 372.10]

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 256, §38

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