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Each proposed ordinance or resolution shall be introduced in written or printed form, and shall not contain more than one subject, which shall be clearly stated in the title, but general appropriation ordinances may contain the various subjects and accounts for which moneys are to be appropriated. The enacting clause of all ordinances passed by the Council shall be: "Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Ashtabula, Ohio." The enacting clause of all ordinances submitted to popular election by the initiative shall be: "Be it ordained by the people of the City of Ashtabula, Ohio."
No Ordinance shall be passed until it has been read at 2 regular meetings not less than one week apart, or the requirement of such reading has been dispensed with by the vote of at least 5 members of the Council. No ordinance or resolution or section thereof shall be revised or amended, unless the new ordinance or resolution contains the entire ordinance or resolution or section revised or amended; and the original ordinance, resolution, section, or sections so amended shall be repealed.
All ordinances and resolutions passed by Council shall be in effect on and after the 30th day from the date of their passage except that Council may pass measures to take effect at the time indicated thereon (immediately or otherwise) by a vote of 5 members or more.