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All general laws of the State of Ohio applicable to municipal corporations, now existing or hereafter enacted, not in conflict with the provisions of this Charter, or with the ordinances enacted thereunder, shall apply to the government of the City of Middletown.
All ordinances, by-laws, and resolutions now in force, or in force when this Charter takes effect, not inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Charter, shall continue in full force and effect until repealed, altered or amended as provided by general laws and the provisions of this Charter. All vested rights of the City of Middletown, and all property, real and personal, of the City, shall continue to be vested or belong to the City and not affected by the adoption of this Charter; nor shall any right or liability, pending suit or prosecution, either on behalf of or against the City, be in any manner affected by the provisions hereof.
The enumeration of particular powers by this Charter shall not be held or deemed exclusive, but in addition to the powers enumerated herein, or implied thereby, appropriate to the exercise thereof, the City shall have and may exercise all other powers granted to municipal corporations, unless such grant of general powers by the State of Ohio is in conflict with the provisions hereof.