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San Mateo City Charter.

10.03 Continuing Contracts in Force.

All vested rights of the city shall continue and shall not in any manner be affected by the adoption of this Charter; nor shall any right, liability, pending suit or prosecution, either in behalf of or against the city, be affected by the adoption of this Charter. All contracts entered into by the city prior to the taking effect of this Charter shall continue in full force and effect. All public work begun prior to the taking effect of this Charter shall be continued and perfected hereunder.