THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF EUCLID, OHIO
EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Charter of the City of Euclid, Ohio, was adopted at a special election held on June 19, 1951.  Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicate that the section was subsequently amended, enacted or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREAMBLE
ARTICLE I.  POWERS  (11-2-93)
ARTICLE II.  THE COUNCIL
Section 1.   Power, Election and Term of Office.  (11-2-76; 5-5-92; 11-2-92; 3-7-00; 11-6-07; 11-3-09; 5-4-10)
Section 2.   Organization of Council.
Section 3.   Council Meetings.  (11-8-88; 3-15-16)
Section 4.   Rules and Journal of Council.
Section 5.   General Ordinances.  (11-2-93)
Section 6.   Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (11-6-79)
Section 7.   Vacancy.  (11-3-09)
Section 8.   Limitation on Rate of Taxation for Current Expenses.  (6-8-76; 11-2-99)
Section 9.   Levies for Debt Service.
Section 10.   Submission of Extra Levy to Vote.  (5-8-90)
Section 11.   Other Taxes.
Section 12.   Municipal Income Tax Credit.  (11-4-75; 3-7-00)
Section 13.   Tax Reduction.  (11-2-76; 3-7-00)
ARTICLE III.  INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
Section 1.   Initiative and Referendum.  (11-6-79)
Section 2.   Recall.  (11-6-79; 5-4-10)
ARTICLE IV.  THE MAYOR
Section 1.   Qualification and Term of Office.  (11-7-78; 5-5-92; 11-2-93; 5-4-10)
Section 2.   Powers of the Mayor.
   A.   Judicial Powers.  (11-8-77)
   B.   Mayor's Right in Council.
   C.   Veto Powers.
   D.   General Powers and Duties.  (6-8-76)
Section 3.   Vacancy.  (11-6-84; 5-3-88)
ARTICLE V.  ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS AND COMMISSIONS
Section 1.   General Provisions.
Section 2.   Administrative Director.
Section 3.   Director of Service.
Section 4.   Director of Finance.
Section 5.   Director of Law.  (11-3-09)
Section 6.   Civil Service Commission.
Section 7.   Duties of the Civil Service Commission.  (11-5-13)
Section 8.   The Board of Control.  (11-8-88; 11-3-09)
Section 9.   The City Planning and Zoning Commission.
Section 10.   Duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission.  (11-5-91)
Section 11.   The Department of Recreation.  (11-6-84; 11-2-99; 3-7-00)
Section 12.   Police and Fire Departments.  (5-5-92)
ARTICLE VI.  SALARIES AND BONDS (11-6-84)
ARTICLE VII.  NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section 1.   Procedures.  (11-6-79)
Section 2.   Vacancies in Elective Offices.
ARTICLE VIII.  FINANCES
ARTICLE IX.  FRANCHISES
ARTICLE X.  AMENDMENTS TO THE CHARTER
Section 1.   Submission by Council or Petition.
Section 2.   Charter Review Commission.  (11-2-76; 11-5-91; 3-4-08)
ARTICLE XI.  MISCELLANEOUS
Section 1.   Effective Date of the Charter.
Section 2.   Effect of Partial Invalidity.
Section 3.   Effect of Existing Laws and Rights.
Section 4.   Interpretation of the Charter.
Section 5.   Gender Neutral Statement.  (11-2-93)
CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
EUCLID, OHIO
(Effective January 1, 1952)