All ordinances and other enactments consistent with this charter and in force when this charter takes effect remain in effect until amended or repealed.
All rights, claims, causes of actions, duties, contracts, and legal administrative proceedings that exist when this charter takes effect continue and are unimpaired by this charter, except as modified pursuant to the provisions of this charter and in each case shall be maintained, carried on or dealt with by the city department, office, or agency appropriate under this charter.
The terms of this charter are severable. If any provision of this charter is held invalid by a court, the invalidity does not affect the validity of the remaining parts of the charter.
This charter takes effect 30 days after the day on which it is approved by a majority of voters, and except as otherwise provided is operative January 1, 2021. The city may take any action before this charter’s operative date that is necessary to enable the city on or after the operative date to exercise all duties, functions, and powers conferred on the city by this charter.
All charter provisions adopted before this charter takes effect continue in force and effect until repealed.
All charter provisions adopted before this charter takes effect are repealed when this charter becomes operative on January 1, 2021.