CHARTER
OF
GOLF MANOR, OHIO
   EDITOR'S NOTE: The Charter was originally adopted by the voters at the general election on November 3, 1970. Dates appearing in parentheses at the end of a section heading indicate that the section was subsequently amended, adopted or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
ARTICLE I. NAME AND BOUNDARIES
SECTION 1.01  Name.
SECTION 1.02  Boundaries.
 
ARTICLE II. FORM OF GOVERNMENT AND POWERS
SECTION 2.01  Form.
SECTION 2.02  Powers.
 
ARTICLE III. MAYOR AND CLERK-TREASURER
SECTION 3.01  Election, Term and Qualification.  (5-5-87)
SECTION 3.02  Power and Duties of the Mayor.  (11-3-98)
SECTION 3.03  Power and Duties of the Clerk-Treasurer.
SECTION 3.04  Salaries.
SECTION 3.05  Vacancies in Clerk-Treasurer Office
 
ARTICLE IV. COUNCIL
SECTION 4.01  Powers, Terms and Qualifications.  (11-3-98)
SECTION 4.02  Meeting of Council.  (11-3-98)
SECTION 4.03  Quorum and Voting.
SECTION 4.04  Council Designate, Removals and Vacancies. (11-2-76)
SECTION 4.05  Salaries.
 
ARTICLE V. APPOINTED OFFICIALS
SECTION 5.01  Vice-Mayor.  (11-3-98)
SECTION 5.02  Solicitor.
SECTION 5.03  Plumbing, Building Inspector, Service Director and Engineer.
SECTION 5.04  Other Personnel.
SECTION 5.05  Compensation.
SECTION 5.06  Removal of Appointed Official.
SECTION 5.07  Creation and Abolishment of Offices.
 
ARTICLE VI. PLANNING COMMISSION
SECTION 6.01  Appointment.
SECTION 6.02  Power and Duties of Planning Commission.
SECTION 6.03  Action of Council Necessary.
 
ARTICLE VII. BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
SECTION 7.01  Membership and Duties.
 
ARTICLE VIII. POLICE AND FIRE PROTECTION, RECREATION COMMISSION
SECTION 8.01  Police and Fire Protection.
SECTION 8.02  Recreation Commission.
 
ARTICLE IX. FINANCES
SECTION 9.01  Taxes.
SECTION 9.02  Extra Levy.  (11-3-98)
SECTION 9.03  Budget.
SECTION 9.04  Appropriation Ordinance.
SECTION 9.05  Audits.
SECTION 9.06  Capital Improvement Fund.
SECTION 9.07  Police Relief and Pension Fund.
 
ARTICLE X. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION  (Repealed 11-5-91)
 
ARTICLE XI. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
SECTION 11.01  Definitions. (11-3-98)
SECTION 11.02  Passage of Measure by Council/Time of Taking Effect. (11-3-98)
 
ARTICLE XII. INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
SECTION 12.01  Establishment.
SECTION 12.02  The Petition.
SECTION 12.03  The Initiative.
SECTION 12.04  The Referendum.
 
ARTICLE XIII. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
SECTION 13.01  Time of Holding Election.
SECTION 13.02  Nominations and Elections. (6-3-80)
SECTION 13.03  Ballots.
SECTION 13.04  Who Elected.
 
ARTICLE XIV. EFFECTIVE DATE AND EFFECTS OF ADOPTION
SECTION 14.01  Effective Date and Duration.
SECTION 14.02  Effects on Present Offices.
SECTION 14.03  Effects on Present Ordinances.
SECTION 14.04  Effects on Present Contracts.
SECTION 14.05  Effects on Appointed Officials, Board, etc.
SECTION 14.06  Effect on Rules and Regulations of Planning Commission.
 
ARTICLE XV. AMENDMENTS
 
ARTICLE XVI. SAVING CLAUSE
 
 
CHARTER
OF
GOLF MANOR, OHIO
   We, the people of the Village of Golf Manor, in the County of Hamilton, State of Ohio, in order to secure the benefits of municipal home rule and local self-government under the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio do hereby adopt this Charter.