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14.2 Interpretation

(a) Where any question exists as to the meaning of any portion of this Charter, it shall be interpreted consistent with the Charter's purpose to reserve to the City and its citizens the broadest possible powers of home rule and of local self government available under the Constitution of the State of Colorado, as limited only by the specific language of this Charter.

(b) Except as otherwise expressly provided herein or as indicated by the context, all words used in this Charter indicating the present tense shall not be limited to the time of the adoption of this Charter, but shall extend to and include the time of the happening of any event or requirement for which provision is made. The singular number shall include the plural, and the plural shall include the singular.