1.101 City Government

The people of the City of Pontiac hereby provide for the establishment and continuation of their municipal government as set forth in this home rule charter.

1.102 Boundaries

The boundaries of the City when this charter takes effect shall continue unless changed in accordance with state law.

1.103 General Powers

The City possesses the home rule powers and all other powers conferred by the Michigan constitution and law. The specific mention of a particular power in the charter shall not be construed as limiting in any way these general powers. These powers shall be liberally interpreted and construed in favor of the City.

1.104 Strong Mayor Plan

The plan of municipal government provided by this charter is known as the “Strong Mayor Plan.”