SECTION 34. DEBT.
The city’s indebtedness may not exceed debt limits imposed by state law. A city officer or employee who creates or officially approves indebtedness in excess of this limitation is jointly and severally liable for the excess. A charter amendment is not required to authorize city indebtedness.
SECTION 35. CONTINUATION OF ORDINANCES.
Insofar as consistent with this charter, and until amended or repealed, all ordinances in force when the charter takes effect retain the effect they have at that time.
SECTION 36. REPEAL.
All charter provisions adopted before this charter takes effect are hereby repealed.
SECTION 37. SEVERABILITY.
The terms of this charter are severable. If a part of the charter is held invalid, that invalidity does not affect another part of the charter, except as the logical relation between the two parts requires.
SECTION 38. TIME OF EFFECT.
This charter takes effect January 1, 2001.