§ 2.080. Powers of City Council: Ordinances, resolutions and orders  

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  • 1. The City Council may make and pass all ordinances, resolutions and orders not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or the State of Nevada, or to the provisions of Nevada Revised Statutes or of this Charter, necessary for the municipal government and the management of the affairs of the City, and for the execution of all the powers vested in the City.

    2. When power is conferred upon the City Council to do and perform anything, and the manner of exercising such power is not specifically provided for, the City Council may provide by ordinance the manner and details necessary for the full exercise of such power.

    3. The City Council may enforce ordinances by providing penalties not to exceed those established by the Legislature for misdemeanors.

    4. The City Council shall have such powers, not in conflict with the express or implied provisions of this Charter, as are conferred generally by statute upon the governing bodies of cities organized under a special charter.

    5. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the City Council shall not pass any ordinance increasing or diminishing the salary of any elective officer during the term for which he is elected or appointed. The City Council may pass an ordinance increasing the salary of a Municipal Judge during the term for which he is elected or appointed.

    Judges § 22(7).
    WESTLAW Topic No. 227.
    C.J.S. Judges §§ 73, 78.

(Ch. 662, Stats. 1971 p. 1966; A—Ch. 599, Stats. 1993 p. 2499)