ORDINANCE NO 26-96
AN ORDINANCE TO PLACE A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO
SECTION 9.01 OF THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE
ON THE BALLOT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS,Section 10.10 ofthe Charter ofthe Village of Granville permits Council
by two-thirds vote of its members to propose amendments to the Charter for submission to the
WHEREAS,the Conditions of Merger proposed for submission to the voters in
November of 1996 requires the election of Council in a manner which is inconsistent with
Section 9.01 ofthe Charter ofthe Village of Granville;and
WHEREAS,the Council for the Village of Granville has determined that provision for
the implementation of the Conditions of Merger,if passed,is necessary and appropriate;
NOW THEREFORE,be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Granville that:
Section I: Section 9.01 ofthe Charter of the Village of Granville be amended to
accommodate the election provisions ofthe Conditions of Merger as follows:
The regular election for members of the Council shall be held on the first
Tuesday after the first Monday in November in the odd numbered years. The
Council may,at any time,by resolution,order a special election,the purpose of
which shall be set forth in the resolution.
Should the Conditions of Merger be adopted by a majority ofthe electors
voting on such Conditions,then,and in that event,the election for members of
Council shall be conducted in May of 1997 as set forth in the Conditions of
Merger. Such election shall be either by special election or in the primary
election conducted at that time. Thereafter,this paragraph shall lapse and be of
no further affect with all subsequent elections conducted according to the terms
ofthe Charter without the application of this Amendment.
Section II: It is the opinion of Council that this ordinance be an emergency measure
necessary for the immediate preservation of the publicpeace,health,safety and
welfare of the Municipality and its inhabitants. Whereiore,this ordinance shall
be in full force and effect from and immediately upon passage.
Passed this 14 day of
Clerk of Council /
Approved as to Form:
ORDINANCE NO 26-96