CHARTER
EFFECTIVE:    November 3, 1992
AMENDED:    November 5, 2019
AMENDMENTS
The Charter of the City of Green, Ohio, was proposed on August 13, 1992, was approved by voters on November 3, 1992, and became effective on January 1, 1993.
Following a review of the Charter during 1998, various amendments were considered by voters on November 3, 1998.
Amendments relating to elected officials’ qualifications and the process to be used when filling a permanent vacancy in the office of the Mayor, were adopted by voters on November 2, 1999.
Following a review of the Charter during 2005, various amendments were considered by voters on November 8, 2005.
An amendment relating to the appointment of an alternate member to the Planning and Zoning Commission was adopted by voters on November 2, 2010.
Following a review of the Charter during 2012, various amendments were considered by voters on November 6, 2012.
Non-substantive changes were adopted by City Council via legislation on February 25, 2014.  See Resolution 2014-R02.
Changes were considered by the voters in Issue 14 at the 2018 General Election.
Non-substantive changes were adopted by City Council via legislation on August 27, 2019.  See Resolution 2019-R52.
Following a review of the Charter during 2019, various amendments were considered by voters on November 5, 2019.
The sections of the Charter that have been amended as a result of voter approval are followed by the date that voters approved the amendment.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE I.   NAME AND BOUNDARIES
ARTICLE II.   POWERS OF THE CITY
ARTICLE III.   THE MAYOR
ARTICLE IV.   COUNCIL
ARTICLE V.   NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
ARTICLE VI.   CITY DEPARTMENTS
ARTICLE VII.   BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
ARTICLE VIII.   FINANCE AND TAXATION
ARTICLE IX.   CHARTER AMENDMENT AND REVIEW
ARTICLE X.   INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, AND RECALL
ARTICLE XI.   TRANSITION
ARTICLE XII.   GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE XIII.   GAMING