CHARTER
OF
PADEN CITY,
WEST VIRGINIA
   EDITOR'S NOTE: The Paden City Charter was enacted February 28, 1929. Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicate those provisions were subsequently amended, enacted or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sec. 1. Incorporation.
Sec. 2. Corporate Boundaries.
Sec. 3. Wards.
Sec. 4. Council: Number and Compensation.
Sec. 5. Council's Powers.
Sec. 6. Elective Officers.  (3-19-18)
Sec. 7. Recorder and Chief of Police.  (3-19-18)
Sec. 8. Mayor's Term. (3-19-18)
Sec. 9. Terms of Office. (3-19-18)
Sec. 10. Start of Term. (3-19-18)
Sec. 11. Election Precincts.
Sec. 11a. Secret Ballot. (11-4-68)
Sec. 12. Qualifications of Voters.
Sec. 13. Municipal Elections.
Sec. 14. Tie Votes.
Sec. 15. Contested Elections.
Sec. 16. Vacancies in Office.
Sec. 16a. Removal of Officers.
Sec. 17. Police.
Sec. 18. Bond and Oath of Officers.
Sec. 19. Ineligibility for Office.
Sec. 20. General Powers of the Mayor.
Sec. 21. Duties of Recorder.
Sec. 22. Quorum.
Sec. 23. Minute Books.
Sec. 24. Reading of Minutes.
Sec. 25. Mayor's Vote.
Sec. 26. Notice of Council Meetings.
Sec. 27. Disbursement of Funds.
Sec. 28. Recorder as Treasurer and Assessor.
Sec. 29. General Powers of Council.
Sec. 30. Landings, Wharves and Docks.
Sec. 30a. Municipal Light Plant.
Sec. 31. Eminent Domain.
Sec. 31a. Legal Counsel.
Sec. 32. Street Labor.
Sec. 33. Poor Relief.
Sec. 34. Board of Health.
Sec. 35. Streets.
Sec. 36. Assessments.
Sec. 37. Tax Liens.
Sec. 38. Tax Collector.
Sec. 39. Licenses.
Sec. 40. State License Laws.
Sec. 41. Preservation of Order.
Sec. 42. Street Commissioner.
Sec. 43. Enforcement of Charter.
CHARTER
OF
PADEN CITY,
WEST VIRGINIA