Members of a city panel say they want to curtail the powers of the mayor and City Council in the city’s new constitution, so the governing body doesn’t get out of control.
Last week, an attorney recommended the Charter Commission think twice before being too restrictive with the council, saying such plans could backfire.
The commission has drafted a 30-page city charter and hopes to get it before the voters in the March municipal election. The council would need to approve it first.
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