Section 10.01 Civil Service; Exceptions.
   Except as provided in this Article of the Charter, all original appointments in the safety forces and all promotions in the classified Civil Service of the City shall be made according to merit and fitness, to be ascertained, as far as practicable by competitive examination; and in the absence of a specific provision to the contrary in either this Charter or the Rules of the Mansfield Civil Service Commission, the general statutory laws of Ohio pertaining to Civil Service on the first day of January 1983, as amended from time to time by the General Authority, shall be enforced. (Amended 11-5-96)