SECTION 4.16  Publication of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Each Ordinance or Resolution passed by the Council shall be published unless otherwise provided or excepted from the requirement of publication by this Charter; by publication of its number and title once in a newspaper determined by Council to be of circulation within the Municipality and such publication shall contain a statement that a copy of the full text of such ordinance or resolution is available for inspection at the office of the Clerk of Council, Minerva, Ohio.
   A posting for seven (7) continuous days in a prominent place at the Municipal Building, Minerva, Ohio, shall be required for each Ordinance or resolution passed by the Council.
   The method of publication, in accordance with this section, shall be determined by motion of the Council and the Clerk of Council shall cause such publication to be made immediately following passage.
   A failure to post or to publish, omission, delay or error in said publication on the part of a newspaper, its officers, employees or agents, shall not cause such Ordinance of Resolution to be declared invalid, or otherwise affect the validity of such Ordinance or Resolution and in such events the Clerk of Council may post or authorize publication at a later date.  After the posting of the publication of each Ordinance or Resolution as hereinabove provided, the Clerk of Council shall affix the appropriate certification to the copy of the Ordinance or Resolution maintained in the official journal or record provided for in Section 4.10 of this Charter.
   1.   The following Certificate of Publication shall be used when the full text of an ordinance or resolution is published as provided by subparagraph (a) of this section:
 
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
   I, the undersigned Clerk of Council of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio hereby certify that the full text of the foregoing (ordinance or resolution) was published in the (name of newspaper in which publication took place) on the                   day of                                 , 19            , and that at such date said newspaper was determined by the Council to be of circulation within the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio.
Dated this                   day of                       ,19           
 
                                       
Clerk of Council
Municipality of Minerva, Ohio
 
   2.   The following Certificate of Publication shall be used when the title to an ordinance or resolution is published as provided by subparagraph (b) of this section:
 
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
I, the undersigned Clerk of Council of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio, hereby certify that the title to the foregoing (ordinance or resolution) was published in the (name of newspaper in which publication took place) on the                     day of                                 , 19        , and that such date said newspaper was determined by the Council to be of circulation within the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio, and that said publication contained in addition to the title to the foregoing (ordinance or resolution) a statement that a copy of the full text of such (ordinance or resolution) was available for inspection at the office of the Clerk of Council, Municipal Building, Minerva, Ohio.
Dated this                  day of                            , 19         
                                         
Clerk of Council
Municipality of Minerva, Ohio
 
   3.   The following Certificate of Publication shall be used when an ordinance or resolution is posted at the Municipal Building, Minerva, Ohio, as heretofore required in this section:
 
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
I, the undersigned Clerk of Council of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio, hereby certify that the foregoing (ordinance or resolution) was posted in a prominent place at the Municipal Building, Minerva, Ohio, for seven continuous days, to wit; (insert dates of posting)
Dated this                      day of                              , 19           
 
                                       
Clerk of Council
Municipality of Minerva, Ohio
   The failure of the Clerk of Council to affix the appropriate "Certificate of Publication" provided hereinabove shall not affect the validity of an otherwise duly and properly enacted ordinance or resolution.  (Amended November 6, 1990.)