CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
OXFORD, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE I -      INCORPORATION, FORM OF GOVERNMENT, POWERS
   Section   1.01   Incorporation.
   Section   1.02   Powers.
   Section   1.03   Manner of Exercising Powers.
   Section   1.04   Form of Government.
ARTICLE II -    THE COUNCIL
   Section   2.01   Number, Selection and Term.
   Section   2.02   Qualifications.
   Section   2.03   Vacancies, Filling of.
   Section   2.04   Term of Office.
   Section   2.05   Salary.
   Section   2.06   Organization and Meetings.
   Section   2.07   Mayor and Vice-Mayor.
   Section   2.08   Salary of Mayor.
   Section   2.09   Clerk of Council.
   Section   2.10   Rules and Journal.
   Section   2.11   Powers of the Council.
   Section   2.12   Utility Users Liable for Own Uses and Not for Others.
ARTICLE III -    ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
   Section   3.01   Action of Council.
   Section   3.02   Enactment of Ordinances.
   Section   3.03   Effective Date.
   Section   3.04   Publication of Ordinances.
   Section   3.05   Initiative and Referendum.
   Section   3.06   Adoption of Standard Codes by Reference.
ARTICLE IV -    CITY MANAGER
   Section   4.01   Appointment of City Manager.
   Section   4.02   City Manager's Duties.
   Section   4.03   Absence or Disability of City Manager.
   Section4.04   Removal of the City Manager.
   Section4.05   Contract with the City Manager.
   Section   4.06   Relations Between Council and Manager.
   
ARTICLE V -    ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
   Section   5.01   Creation of Departments.
   Section   5.02   Department Heads.
   Section   5.03   Personnel.
   Section   5.04   Employee Handbook.
   Section   5.05   Department of Law.
   Section   5.06   Department of Finance.
ARTICLE VI -    TAXATION AND BORROWING
   Section   6.01   Levying Taxes.
   Section   6.02   Submission of Extra Levy to Vote.
   Section   6.03   Power to Incur Debt.
   Section   6.04   Mortgage Revenue Bonds.
   Section   6.05   Special Assessments.
   Section   6.06   Tax Anticipation Notes.
   Section   6.07   Emergency Borrowing.
   Section   6.08   Procedure in Bond Issues.
ARTICLE VII -    FINANCE
   Section   7.01   Annual Tax Budget.
   Section   7.02   Preparation of Annual City Budget.
   Section   7.03   Other Procedures.
   Section   7.04   Fiscal Year.
   Section   7.05   Capital Improvement Reserve Fund.
   
ARTICLE VIII -    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS; CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
   Section   8.01   Personnel Appeals Board.
   Section   8.02   Powers and Duties.
   Section   8.03   Planning Commission.
   Section   8.04   Powers and Duties.
   Section   8.05   Board of Zoning Appeals.
   Section   8.06   Powers and Duties.
   Section   8.07   Recreation Board.
   Section   8.08   Other Boards and Commissions.
   Section   8.09   City Manager Ex-Officio Member.
   Section   8.10   Removal from Office.
ARTICLE IX -    NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
   Section   9.01   Municipal Elections.
   Section   9.02   Conduct of Elections.
   Section   9.03   Nominations.
   Section   9.04   Acceptance and Verification.
   Section   9.05   Ballots.
   Section   9.06   Write-Ins.
   Section   9.07   Recall.
ARTICLE X -    GENERAL PROVISIONS
   Section   10.01   Official Bonds.
   Section   10.02   Personal Interest.
   Section   10.03   Removal from Office; Disqualification.
   Section   10.04   Amendments to the Charter.
   Section   10.05   Severability Clause.
ARTICLE XI -    TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
   Section   11.01   Succession and Vested Right.
CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
OXFORD, OHIO