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Iowa Code Title IX. Local Government [Chs. 331-420] § 372.1. Forms of cities

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1. The forms of city government are:

a. Mayor-council, or mayor-council with appointed manager.

b. Commission.

c. Council-manager-at-large.

d. Council-manager-ward.

e. Home rule charter.

f. Special charter.

g. City-county consolidated form as provided in sections 331.247 through 331.252.

h. Community commonwealth as provided in sections 331.260 through 331.263.

2. A city when first incorporated has the mayor-council form. A city retains its form of government until it adopts a different form as provided in this subchapter.

3. A city shall adopt by ordinance a charter embodying its existing form of government, which must be one of the forms provided in this subchapter, and shall file a copy of its charter with the secretary of state, and maintain copies available for public inspection.

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