REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION – NOT ON BALLOT
ORDINANCE NO 18-2011
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2.07 OF THE VILLAGE CHARTER ESTABLISHING COUNCIL MEMBERS SALARY AT A RATE OF $6,500 PER YEAR, AND PROVIDING FOR A MECHANISM TO ADJUST ANNUALLY.
WHEREAS, a Charter Review Commission was appointed in January 2011, under Section 10.11 of the Village Charter; and
WHEREAS, the Charter Review Commission made its recommendation on June 1, 2011, to amend Section 2.07 of the Charter as set forth in Sections 1 and 2 of this Ordinance;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Granville, Ohio, upon a two-thirds vote of the members of Council as required by Section 10.10 of the Village Charter and the Ohio Constitution, that:
Section 1: As used in Section 2, stricken-through language indicates current Charter language that will be deleted and bold-face language indicates new language that will be added to the Charter if the amendment is approved by the electors.
Section 2: SECTION 2.07 SALARY
Council members shall serve without compensation, unless and until this rate is changed by ordinance. Council members shall receive a salary of $6,500 per year, adjusted annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index, Table 10, Midwest Urban or, if such measurement is no longer available, under other suitable Consumer Price Index category as established by ordinance. Other than adjustments made annually under the Consumer Price Index per the previous sentence, No no such salary may be changed except by ordinance, passed by Council at least one hundred days before a municipal primary election, and no such ordinance shall become effective until after the reorganization of the Council following the next succeeding regular municipal election.
Section 3: This amendment shall be placed before the electors of the Village of Granville, Ohio, at the November 8, 2011, election as provided in the Constitution and statutes of the State of Ohio.
Section 4: This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency ordinance that is necessary for the public peace, safety, health, morals and welfare. The reason for such necessity is that immediate action is necessary in order to place the Ordinance on the ballot on November 8, 2011, under the time restrictions set forth in the statute and Ohio Constitution. Therefore, this Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage.
Removed from consideration June 15, 2011