(Term of Office)
The term of office of members of the assembly of an ordinary local public body shall be four years.
The day from which the term of office shall be reckoned and the duration for which shall remain in office the member who has filled a vacancy or has been elected at a by-election in consequence of increase of the legal number are provided for in Article 258 and 260 of the Public Election Law.
A town or village may, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 89, establish a general meeting of the electorate, in lieu of an assembly.
(Application of Provisions)
The provisions relative to the assembly of a town or village shall apply mutatis mutandis to the general meeting under the preceding article.
Section II. Powers
The assembly of an ordinary local public body shall by resolution:
1. Enact, amend or abolish bylaws;
2. Fix the budget;
3. Authorize the settlements of accounts;
4. Fix the levy or collection of local taxes or the collection of assessments, charges, initial charge or fees, except as provided for by laws or by cabinet orders duly authorized by laws;
5. Authorize such contracts as may come under the scope prescribed by bylaw pursuant to the standards established by cabinet order with respect to the purpose and the amount of money involved;
6. Authorize the barter, investment or offer as a means of payment, or cession or lease without compensation of the public property, except in cases provided by bylaw;
7. Property to be left in trust;
8. Authorize the procurement or disposition of such public properties as may come under the scope prescribed by bylaw pursuant to the standards established by cabinet order with respect to the category and the value, except as provided above;