Section 1.01, Name And Boundaries.  
The City of Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota is a municipal corporation under the name City of Crookston and has the same boundaries as are established now or as may be established in the future. 

Section 1.02, Powers Of The City.  
The City has all powers which it may now or in the future be possible for a municipal corporation in this State to exercise in harmony with the Constitution of this State and of the United States. It is the intention of this Charter to give to the City every power which it would have if it were specifically mentioned. The Charter shall be constructed liberally in favor of the City. The specific mention of particular municipal powers in other sections of this Charter does not limit the powers of the City to those mentioned. Unless granted to some other officer or body, all powers are vested in the City Council.