CHARTER
CITY OF
OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA
 
   EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Oak Hill Charter was approved by the voters on February 18, 1947.  Dates appearing in parentheses following section headings indicate those sections were subsequently amended, added or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Sec. 1.      Incorporation.
   Sec. 2.      Corporate Limits.
   Sec. 3.      Succession.
   Sec. 4.      Form of Government.
   Sec. 5.      Corporate Powers.
   Sec. 5(a)   City May be Divided into Wards.  (9-15-05)
   Sec. 6.      The Council and Mayor; Qualifications; Terms and Salaries; Vacancies; Power of Removal of Officers. (9-15-05)
   Sec. 7.      Qualifications of Voters; Registration. (2-11-91)
   Sec. 8.      City Elections. (11-5-02)
   Sec. 9.      Meetings of the Council; Rules of Procedure; Journal. (3-13-05)
   Sec. 10.   Powers of the Council; Appointment and Salary of the City Manager; Qualifications; Removal; Appointment of Chief and Members of Police Department.
   Sec. 10(a)   Powers and Duties of the Mayor. (10-18-77)
   Sec. 11.   Council Not to Interfere in Appointments or Removals.
   Sec. 12.   Powers and Duties of the City Manager.
   Sec. 13.   City Clerk.
   Sec. 14.   City Treasurer.
   Sec. 15.   City Attorney.
   Sec. 16.   Administrative Offices and Departments.
   Sec. 17.   Contracts and Purchases; Officers Not to be Personally Interested In; Penalty.  (9-7-99; 12-10-07; 2-14-11)
   Sec. 18.   Audits and Accounts; Bonds of Officers and Employees.
   Sec. 19.   Ordinances.
   Sec. 20.   Effect of Charter on Existing Ordinances and Administrative Rules and Regulations.
   Sec. 21.   Fiscal Year.
   Sec. 22.   Preparation, Submission and Adoption of Budget.
   Sec. 23.   Budget as Establishing Appropriations.
   Sec. 24.   For What Purpose Funds May Be Expended.
   Sec. 25.   Unlawful Expenditures and Obligations.
   Sec. 26.   When Indebtedness, Contracts or Drafts Are Void.
   Sec. 27.   Recovery of Unlawful Expenditure; Cancellation of Unlawful Obligation.
   Sec. 28.   Personal Liability of Officer Participating in Unlawful Expenditure; Recovery of Unlawful Expenditure from Participating Officer.
   Sec. 29.   Criminal Liability of Officer Violating Provisions of This Charter.
   Sec. 30.   Preservation of Prior Taxing Powers.
   Sec. 31.   Effective Date of Charter.
   Sec. 32.   Separability Clause.
CHARTER
CITY OF
OAK HILL, WEST VIRGINIA