In all cases where the words “City Council” or “Council” are used in this Charter, the same shall mean and shall be synonymous with the word “governing body,” “legislative body”, “administrative body,” “authority,” “taxing authority,” or any other synonymous term as the same may now be used or hereafter used in the Constitution of the State of Ohio, the laws of the United States of America or the laws of the State of Ohio referring to legislative or governing bodies of cities or municipalities, unless expressly provided otherwise. All references to “City Commission” or “Commission” in this Charter shall mean City Council, except where expressly stated otherwise.
(Amended 11-8-1949; 11-7-2000)