CHARTER
OF THE
CITY OF OREGON, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Charter of the City of Oregon, Ohio, was approved by the voters on November 4, 1958. A date appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicates that the provision was subsequently amended, adopted or repealed on the date given.)
ARTICLE I.       NAME AND BOUNDARIES (11-5-02)
ARTICLE II.    POWERS (11-5-02)
ARTICLE III.    THE COUNCIL
   SECTION 1.    Composition and Term. (11-6-12)
   SECTION 2.    Qualifications. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.    Compensation.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 4.    Organization. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 5.    Meetings.
   SECTION 6.    Quorum.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 7.    Clerk of Council and Other Employees. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 8.    Powers.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 9.    Reading and Publication of Ordinances. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 10.Emergency Ordinances and Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 11.Vacancies.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 12.Independant Audit. (11-5-02)
 
ARTICLE IV.    THE MAYOR
   SECTION 1.    Term. (11-8-88)
   SECTION 2.    Qualifications.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.    Legislative Powers.
   SECTION 4.    Veto Power.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 5.    Executive Powers. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 6.    Compensation.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 7.   Absence or Vacancy.  (11-5-02)
ARTICLE V.    CITY ADMINISTRATOR
   SECTION 1.    Office of the City Administrator. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Appointment of City Administrator. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.    Powers and Duties of City Administrator. (11-5-02)
ARTICLE VI.    CITY TREASURER
   SECTION 1.    Term.
   SECTION 2.    Vacancy.
   SECTION 3.    Qualifications.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 4.   Powers and Duties.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 5.   Compensation. 
ARTICLE VII.   ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS AND COMMISSIONS
   SECTION 1.    General Provisions.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Law Director.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.    Director of Finance. (11-5-02)
   SECTION 4.    Director of Public Service.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 5.    Director of Public Safety.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 6.    The Civil Service Commission.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 7.    The Municipal Planning Commission.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 8.   Board of Health (11-5-02)
ARTICLE VIII.    NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
   SECTION 1.    Elections.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Nonpartisan Primary (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.   Nominating Procedure (11-5-02)
   SECTION 4.    Selection of Candidates (11-6-12)
   SECTION 5.    No Party Designation on Ballot.
   SECTION 6.    Who To Be Declared Elected.
ARTICLE IX.    INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
   SECTION 1.    Initiative.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Referendum.  (11-7-06)
   SECTION 3.    General Provisions.  (11-7-06)
   SECTION 4.    Removal From Office - Recall.  (11-5-02)
ARTICLE X.    FINANCE
   SECTION 1.    Contracts and Fiscal Matters.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Debt and Tax Limitation.
   SECTION 3.   Levy of Income Tax.  (11-5-02)
ARTICLE XI.    FRANCHISES (11-5-02)
ARTICLE XII.    AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER (11-5-02)
ARTICLE XIII.    MISCELLANEOUS
   SECTION 1.    Effective Date of Charter.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 2.    Effect on Existing Law and Rights.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 3.    Interpretation.
   SECTION 4.    Bonds of Officers and Employees.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 5.    Military Service.  (11-5-02)
   SECTION 6.    Words Held To Be Inclusive.
   SECTION 7.    Partial Invalidity.
CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
OREGON, OHIO