SECTION 13.02  Continuance of Present Officials - Abolishment of Offices.
   As of January 1, 1980, the following offices established under the general law of Ohio applicable to statutory villages shall be abolished: Mayor, members of Council, Treasurer, and the members of the Board of Public Affairs and its clerk.  Any unexpired term of any person holding any of such offices shall expire, terminate, and end.
   The office of village clerk, established under the general law of Ohio applicable to statutory villages, shall continue until such time as a person is appointed as Administrator or the Council shall designate an Acting Administrator under this Charter.  When the Council shall appoint an Administrator or designate as Acting Administrator the office of village clerk, established under the general laws, shall be abolished and the unexpired term of said village clerk shall expire, terminate, and end.
   The office of village solicitor, established under the general law of Ohio applicable to statutory villages, shall continue until such time as a person is appointed as Law Director under this Charter, and during such time of continuance after January 1, 1980, said solicitor shall perform those duties as prescribed by and under this Charter to the Law Director.  When the Council shall appoint a Law Director, the office of village solicitor, established under the general laws, shall be abolished and the unexpired term of said village solicitor shall expire, terminate, and end.
   Except as otherwise provided by this Charter, all other persons holding office at the time this Charter takes effect shall continue in office and in the performance of their duties until provisions shall have been otherwise made in accordance with this Charter for the performance or discontinuance of the duties of any such office.  When such provision shall have been made, the term of any officer shall expire and the office shall be abolished.  The powers which are conferred and the duties which are imposed upon any officer, body, commission, board, department, or division of the Municipality under the laws of the state, or under any municipal ordinance or contract in force at the time of the taking effect of this Charter shall, if such office, body, commission, board, department, or division is abolished by this Charter, be thereafter exercised and discharged by the officer, body, commission, board, department, or division upon whom are imposed corresponding functions, powers, and duties by this Charter or by any ordinance or resolution of the Council thereafter enacted.