CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE
OF
DELTA, OHIO
 
 
ARTICLE I      NAME, BOUNDARIES AND FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT
Section 1.01      Name.
Section 1.02      Boundaries.
Section 1.03      Form of Government.
 
ARTICLE II      INCORPORATION AND POWERS
Section 2.01      Incorporation.
Section 2.02      Powers.
Section 2.03      Manner of Exercising Powers.
Section2.04      Construction.
 
ARTICLE III      COUNCIL
Section3.01      Composition and Terms.
Section3.02      Quorum.
Section 3.03      Organization.
Section3.04      Vice-Mayor. (11-3-20)
Section3.05      Powers and Duties.
Section 3.06      Removal.
Section 3.07      Vacancies. (11-3-20)
Section 3.08      Qualifications.
Section 3.09      Rules and Journal.
Section3.10      Clerk of Council.
 
ARTICLE IV      MAYOR
Section4.01      Election and Term of Office.
Section4.02      Powers and Duties.
Section4.03      Qualifications. (11-3-20)
Section 4.04      Removal.
Section 4.05      Veto.
Section4.06      Vacancies.
 
ARTICLE V      ADMINISTRATOR
Section 5.01      Appointment. (11-3-20)
Section 5.02      Acting Administrator.
Section5.03      Compensation.
Section5.04      Responsibilities.
Section 5.05      Personnel.
 
ARTICLE VI      ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR
Section6.01      Appointment.
Section6.02      Compensation.
 
ARTICLE VII   DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Section 7.01      Appointment. (11-3-20)
Section 7.02      Responsibilities.
Section 7.03      Compensation.
 
ARTICLE VIII   ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND MOTIONS
Section 8.01      Procedures.
 
ARTICLE IX      ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Section 9.01      Creation of Departments.
Section 9.02      Superintendents.
Section 9.03      Police Protection.
Section 9.04      Fire Protection.
Section 9.05      Finance Department.
Section9.06      Law Department.
Section9.07      Municipal Service Departments.
Section 9.08      Administrative Code.
 
ARTICLE X      BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
Section10.01      Council Power to Create.
Section10.02      Removal of Members.
Section 10.03      Open Meetings of Boards and Commissions.
 
ARTICLE XI      FINANCE
Section 11.01      General.
Section11.02      Limitation on Tax Rate.
Section 11.03      Limitation on Debt.
Section 11.04      Payments in Lieu of Taxes.
Section 11.05      Contracting Procedures.
 
ARTICLE XII   NOMINATIONS, ELECTIONS AND SALARIES
Section 12.01      Elections.
Section 12.02      Recall.
Section 12.03      Initiative and Referendum.
Section 12.04      Municipal Elections.
Section 12.05      Conduct of Elections.
Section 12.06      Salary of Elected Officials. (11-6-12)
 
ARTICLE XIII   GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 13.01      Oath of Office.
Section 13.02      Conflict of Interest.
Section 13.03      Amendment to the Charter.
Section 13.04      Saving Clause.
Section 13.05      Disposal of Property.
 
ARTICLE XIV   TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
Section14.01      Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
Section14.02      Effective Date of Charter.
Section14.03      Transition Provisions.
Section 14.04      Continuation of Present Officials.
Section 14.05      Continuance of Present Employees.