City of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Scranton 9-26-1979 as Part I of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 6.
PREAMBLE
WE, THE PEOPLE, OF THE CITY OF SCRANTON, IN ADOPTING THIS HOME RULE CHARTER, RECOGNIZE THAT GOVERNMENT IS COMPETENT ONLY WHEN THOSE WHO COMPOSE IT WORK AS TRUSTEES OF THE PEOPLE. AS A SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE, GOOD GOVERNMENT MUST BE RESPONSIVE TO THEIR BASIC HUMAN NEEDS, THEREFORE TO SECURE THESE GOALS THIS CHARTER IS ORDAINED AND ESTABLISHED.
Article I NAMES AND BOUNDARIES
Article II POWERS OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT
Article III COUNCIL
Article IV OPERATION AND PROCEDURES OF CITY COUNCIL
Article V ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
Article VI EXECUTIVE BRANCH
Article VII CITY CONTROLLER
Article VIII PERSONNEL SYSTEM
Article IX BUDGET AND FISCAL MATTERS
Article X INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Article XI GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article XII CONTRACTS
Article XIII TRANSITIONAL PROVISION
Article XIV SEVERABILITY
Article XV EFFECTIVE DATE