ORDINANCE NO. 27-2011
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 10.01 OF THE VILLAGE CHARTER TO CORRECT A NON-SUBSTANTIVE CLERICAL ERROR IN THE LANGUAGE, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
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 10.01 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 10.01 OATH OF OFFICE
Every officer an and employee of the municipality shall, before entering upon his or her duties, take and subscribe to the following oath or affirmation, to be filed and kept in the office of the Clerk of Council:
“I solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and that of the State of Ohio and will obey the laws thereof, and that I will, in all respects, uphold and enforce the provisions of the Charter and ordinances of this municipality, and will faithfully discharge the duties of upon which I am about to enter.
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.
Passed this 20th day of July, 2011.