TITLE II POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1 CITY CHARTER
This chapter may be cited as the Charter of the City of Fertile, Iowa.
The form of government of the City of Fertile, Iowa, is the Mayor-Council form of government. (Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.4)
The City Council and Mayor and other City Officers have such powers and shall perform such duties as are authorized or required by state law and by the Ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations of the City of Fertile, Iowa.
2-1-4 – NUMBER AND TERM OF CITY COUNCIL.
The City Council consists of five City Council members elected at large, elected for overlapping staggered terms of four years. (Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.4)(Code of Iowa, Sec. 376.2)
The Mayor is elected for a term of two years. (Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.4)(Code of Iowa, Sec. 376.2)
The City Clerk shall keep an official copy of the charter on file with the official records of the City Clerk, shall immediately file a copy with the Secretary of State of Iowa, and shall keep copies of the charter available at the City Clerk’s office for public inspection. (Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.1)