REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION – NOT ON BALLOT
ORDINANCE NO. 20-2011
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 2.14 OF THE VILLAGE CHARTER TO DIRECT THAT THE AGENDA OF ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS BE SET BY THE MAYOR IN COORDINATION WITH THE VILLAGE MANAGER.
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 2.14 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 2.14 MAYOR
The Mayor shall serve as the official and ceremonial head of the municipal government, shall set the agenda at Council meetings in coordination with the Village Manager, and shall serve as presiding officer at meetings of Council, and shall exercise the judicial powers conferred upon mayors by state law. The Mayor shall receive a salary as magistrate of Mayor’s Court of fifty dollars per session to be paid quarterly, to a maximum of twenty-five hundred dollars per year. He or she shall also receive a salary of six hundred dollars per year so long as he or she continues to perform judicial functions. Council may change the salary of the Mayor by ordinance.
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