(1) CHARTER AMENDMENT.
This Charter may be amended in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Powers Act, F.S. ch. 166, as the same may be amended from time to time, or as may otherwise be provided by general law. The form, content, and certification of any petition to amend shall be established by ordinance.
(2) CHARTER REVIEW.
(a) The Charter shall be reviewed no sooner than 5 years after the creation of the City of Deltona on December 31, 1995 and thereafter at least every 10 years.
(b) A five-member Charter Review Committee shall be appointed at least 1 year before the next scheduled general election and complete its work and present any recommendations for change no later than 60 days before the general election.
(c) The Deltona City Commission shall hold a minimum of two public hearings on the proposed changes to the Charter prior to placing the proposed changes on the scheduled general election ballot.
(3) INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
At least 25 percent of the qualified electorate of the City shall have the power to petition the Commission to propose an ordinance or to require reconsideration of an adopted ordinance, and if the Commission fails to adopt such ordinance so proposed, or to repeal such adopted ordinance, without any change in substance, then the Commission shall place the proposed ordinance, or the repeal of the adopted ordinance, on the ballot at the next general election.
(4) STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
All elected officials and employees of the City shall be subject to the standards of conduct for public officers and employees set by general law. In addition, the City Commission may, by ordinance, establish a code of ethics for officials and employees of the City which may be supplemental to general law, but in no case may such an ordinance diminish the provisions of general law.