Powers & Duties
The Administration of all fiscal, prudential and municipal affairs of said City with the government thereof, except as otherwise provided by this charter, shall be and are vested in one body of seven members and a mayor, which shall constitute and be called the City Council, all of whom shall be qualified voters of said City, and shall be sworn in the manner hereinafter prescribed. Said City Council shall exercise its powers in the manner hereinafter provided.
The members of the City Council shall be and constitute the municipal officers of the City of Gardiner, for all purposes required by statute and except as otherwise herein specifically provided, shall have all the powers and authority given to and perform all duties required of municipal officers and mayors of cities under the laws of this state.
The said City shall be divided into four voting districts, except that it shall be the duty of the City Council at least once in ten years to review and, if alteration is deemed necessary, to alter the boundaries of said voting districts in such manner as to preserve as nearly as convenient an equal number of inhabitants in each voting district.
All other powers now or hereinafter vested in the inhabitants of said City and all powers granted by this act, except as herein otherwise provided, shall be vested in said City Council.