As used in this chapter:
   (a)    "Clerk" means the Clerk of the various municipal bodies listed in subsection (d) hereof.
   (b)   "Day" means calendar day.
   (c)   "Meeting" means any prearranged discussion of the public business of the municipal body by a majority of the members of the municipal body.
   (d)   "Municipal body" means each of the following:
      Planning Commission
      Board of Zoning Appeals
      Board of Park Commissioners
      and committees of the above municipal bodies comprised of members of such bodies if such committees:
      (1)   Are comprised of a majority of the members of the main municipal body; or
      (2)   Are decision making committees.
   (e)   "Oral notification" means notification given orally either in person or by telephone, directly to the person for whom such notification is intended or by leaving an oral message for such person at the address, or if by telephone at the telephone number of such person as shown on the records kept by the Clerk under this chapter.
   (f)   "Post" means to post in an area accessible to the public during the usual business hours at the following location: the bulletin board in the hallway of the Municipal Building of Hicksville, Ohio. A notice identifying the location at which notifications will be posted pursuant to this chapter shall be published by the Clerk within ten calendar days after the adoption of this chapter.
   (g)   "Published" means published once in the Hicksville Tribune and/or Defiance Crescent newspapers. If at the time of any such publication there are no such newspapers, then such publication shall be in a newspaper then determined by the Clerk to have the largest circulation in the Municipality.
   (h)   "Special meeting" means a meeting which is neither a regular meeting nor an adjournment of a regular or special meeting to another time of day to consider items specifically stated on the original agenda of such regular or special meeting.
   (i)   "Written notification" means notification in writing mailed, telegraphed or delivered to the address of the person for whom such notification is intended as shown on the records kept by the Clerk under this chapter or in any way delivered to such person. If mailed, such notification shall be mailed by first class mail, deposited in a U.S. Postal Service mailbox no later than the second day preceding the day of the meeting to which such notification refers provided that at least one regular mail delivery day falls between the day of mailing and the day of such meeting.
(Ord. 752. Passed 4-26-76.)