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Ordinances, resolutions and bylaws shall be introduced in the Council only in written or printed form, and the adoption, rejection or amendment, the time of taking effect and the signing thereof shall be in the manner provided by the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio as the same apply to municipalities, except as otherwise in this Charter provided.
No ordinance fixing the rates to be charged for the product or service of any public utility shall be enacted except after a public hearing thereon. A notice summarizing the rate changes and specifying the time, date and place of the hearing shall be given by both of the following methods: (a) publication once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the Municipality, if such a newspaper is available, the second publication being not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) days prior to the hearing, which may be adjourned from time to time without further publication of notice; and (b) publication on the Municipal website for at least three (3) consecutive weeks prior to the hearing. (Amended 11-3-20)