Within three months of January 29, 1985, the governing body of any Class 4 municipality with a commission form of government may by a majority vote of the members of that governing body adopt an ordinance abandoning the commission form of government and adopting a mayor-council form of government pursuant to the terms and conditions of this article. Any municipality desiring to abandon the commission form of government and adopt the form of government provided for herein, shall adopt an ordinance in substantially the following form:
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMISSION BOARD OF THE CITY OF _____ as follows:
Section 1. That, pursuant to Act No. 85-107 of the 1985 First Special Session of the Legislature, the commission form of government, pursuant to which this municipality has operated, be and the same is hereby abandoned according to the provisions of said Act No. 85-107.
Section 2. That the form of government as described by Act No. 85-107 of the 1985 First Special Session of the Legislature, providing for a mayor-council form of government with the mayor elected at large and a seven-member council elected from single-member districts, is hereby adopted as the form of government for the city of _____, pursuant to all the terms and conditions contained in said act.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect as provided by law, and implemented pursuant to said Act No. 85-107.
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