CHARTER OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF
BOWLING GREEN, OHIO
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preamble
Section
Article I.  Incorporation, Powers, Form of Government
   1.01   Incorporation
   1.02   Powers
   1.03   Manner of exercise of powers
   1.04   Form of government
Article II.  The City Council
   2.01   Number, selection, term
   2.02   Qualifications
   2.03   Vacancies (Repealed)
   2.04   Compensation
   2.05   Organization and president of council
   2.06   Quorum
   2.07   Rules and journal of council
   2.08   Council employees
   2.09   Meetings
   2.10   Ordinances and resolutions
   2.11   Powers of council
Article III.  The Mayor
   3.01   Election and term
   3.02   Qualifications
   3.03   Compensation
   3.04   Election to fill vacancy
   3.05   Executive powers
   3.06   Legislative powers
Article IV.  Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
   4.01   Initiative
   4.02   Referendum
   4.03   Removal from office and recall
Article V.  The Municipal Administrator
   5.01   Position created
   5.02   Qualifications
   5.03   Removal of the administrator
Article VI.  Administrative Departments
   6.01   Creation of departments
   6.02   Department heads
   6.03   Department divisions
   6.04   Administrative code
   6.05   Department of finance
   6.06   Department of law
   6.07   Department of public utilities
   6.08   Sale of municipally owned utilities
   6.09   Department of Planning
Article VII.  Boards and Commissions
   7.01   Civil service commission
   7.02   Planning commission
   7.03   Board of zoning appeals
Article VIII.  Nominations and Elections
   8.01   Nominations and elections
Article IX.  General Provisions
   9.01   Finances and taxation
   9.02   Amendment to charter
   9.03   Effect of partial invalidity
   9.04   Meetings open to the public
   9.05   Interpretation
   9.06   Removal from office
Article X.  Transitional Provisions
   10.01   Transition provision and effective dates of charter
   10.02   Continuation of present officials
   10.03   Continuance of present employees
   10.04   Effect of charter on existing laws and rights
   10.05   Transfer of records and property