CHARTER
OF THE
CITY OF HUBER HEIGHTS, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Huber Heights Charter was approved by the voters at the regular Municipal election on November 8, 1983 and become effective January 1, 1984.  Dates appearing in parentheses following section headings indicate that those provisions were subsequently amended, added or repealed on the date given.
   PREAMBLE
   ARTICLE I     NAME, SUCCESSION, AND BOUNDARIES
      Section 1.01    Name, Succession and Boundaries.
   ARTICLE II      FORM OF GOVERNMENT
      Section 2.01    Form of Government.
   ARTICLE III     POWERS
      Section 3.01    Powers.
      Section 3.02     Construction.
      Section 3.03     Intergovernmental Relations.
   ARTICLE IV      THE COUNCIL
      Section 4.01     Powers.
      Section 4.02     Number, Selection and Term.
      Section 4.03    Eligibility.
      Section 4.04    Mayor and Vice Mayor. (11-8-16)
      Section 4.05     Judge of Qualifications.
      Section 4.06    Prohibitions.
      Section 4.07     Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office; Filling of Vacancies. (11-8-16)
      Section 4.08   Clerk of Council. (11-8-16)
      Section 4.09   Investigations.
      Section 4.10    Compensation.
      Section 4.11     Independent Audit.
      Section 4.12     Quorum and Majority Votes.
      Section 4.13     Council Meetings.
      Section 4.14   Rules of Council.
   ARTICLE V     LEGISLATION
      Section 5.01     Ordinances and Resolutions.
      Section 5.02     Introduction.
      Section 5.03     Form.
      Section 5.04     Readings. (11-8-16)
      Section 5.05     Vote Required for Passage.
      Section 5.06     Emergency Legislation. (11-8-16)
      Section 5.07    Effective Date of Legislation. (11-8-16)
      Section 5.08   Authentication and Recording; Review; Codification; and Reproduction.
      Section 5.09   Technical Codes.
      Section 5.10   Amendment.
      Section 5.11   Publication. (5-2-17)
      Section 5.12     Mayor's Veto. (5-2-17)
   ARTICLE VI     CITY MANAGER
      Section 6.01   Appointment; Qualifications; Compensation.
      Section 6.02   Powers and Duties.
      Section 6.03   Removal.
      Section 6.04     Acting Manager.
   ARTICLE VII      ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
      Section 7.01     Creation of Departments.
      Section 7.02     Creation of New Departments.
      Section 7.03   Department Directors.
      Section 7.04   Administrative Code.
      Section 7.05     Department of Law.
      Section 7.06   Department of Finance.
      Section 7.07   Department of Public Safety. (5-2-17)
      Section 7.08   Department of Public Service.
   ARTICLE VIII     PERSONNEL
      Section 8.01     Merit System Established.
      Section 8.02   Exempt Positions.
      Section 8.03     Merit and Personnel Systems.
      Section 8.04     Personnel Appeals Board.
      Section 8.05     Schools. (5-2-17)
      Section 8.06     General Laws Inapplicable.
   ARTICLE IX     BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
      Section 9.01     Creation of Boards and Commissions.
      Section 9.02   Appointment of Members of Boards and Commissions.
      Section 9.03   General Rules for Boards and Commissions.
      Section 9.04     City Planning Commission.
      Section 9.05     Board of Zoning Appeals.
      Section 9.06     Board of Parks and Recreation.
      Section 9.07   Removal of Board or Commission Member. (5-2-17)
   ARTICLE X      FINANCE, TAXATION AND DEBT
      Section 10.01   General.
      Section 10.02   Capital Improvement Plan.
      Section 10.03   Temporary Appropriations.
      Section 10.04   Income Tax.
      Section 10.05   Purchasing and Contracting; Competitive Bidding.
      Section 10.06   Public Access.
   ARTICLE XI     NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
      Section 11.01   City Elections.
      Section 11.02   Conduct of Elections.
      Section 11.03   Nominations.
      Section 11.04   Absence of General Laws.
   ARTICLE XII   INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
      Section 12.01   General Authority.
      Section 12.02   Commencement of Proceedings; Petitioners' Committee.
      Section 12.03   Petitions.
      Section 12.04   Referendum Petitions; Suspension of Effect of Ordinance.
      Section 12.05   Action on Petitions.
      Section 12.06   Results of Election.
   ARTICLE XIII     GENERAL PROVISIONS
      Section 13.01   Oath of Office.
      Section 13.02   Official Bonds.
      Section 13.03   Fees.
      Section 13.04   Amendments.
      Section 13.05   Conflicting Amendments.
      Section 13.06   Effect of Partial Invalidity.
      Section 13.07   Political Activity.
      Section 13.08   Removal of Official. (5-2-17)
      Section 13.09   Conflicts of Interest; Ethics; Campaign Financing.
      Section 13.10   Succession.
      Section 13.11   Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
   ARTICLE XIV   TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
      Section 14.01   Effective Date.
      Section 14.02   Effect of Charter on Existing Personnel.
      Section 14.03   Votes of Council During Transition Period.