3.01  POWERS OF COUNCIL.
   (A)   All legislative power of the Municipality shall be vested in the Council, except as otherwise provided by this Charter and the Constitution of the State of Ohio. Without limitation of the foregoing, the Council shall have and possess the following powers to:
      (1)   Levy taxes and assessments and incur debts subject to the limitations imposed thereon by this Charter and the Constitution of Ohio;
      (2)   Adopt and to provide for the enforcement of local police, sanitary and other similar regulations as are not in conflict with the general laws;
      (3)   Provide for the exercise of all powers of local self-government and utility powers granted to the Municipality by the Constitution of the State of Ohio in a manner not inconsistent with this Charter or the Constitution of the State of Ohio;
      (4)   Create, combine, change, and abolish departments, divisions, offices, bureaus, boards, commissions, and committees of the Municipality not specifically created by this Charter;
      (5)   Establish or authorize the number of positions in the various departments, divisions, offices, bureaus, boards, commissions, and committees of the Municipality, to adopt a wage, salary, and benefit structure for all positions within the classified and unclassified service, and to provide for such other conditions of employment as deemed proper by the Council;
      (6)   Require such insurance or surety bonds as in the opinion of the Council are necessary for the faithful discharge of the duties of the officers and employees of the Municipality, and the premium for any such insurance or surety bonds shall be paid by the Municipality;
      (7)   Establish the rates or charges made of consumers of all municipal utilities and services;
      (8)   Receive, acquire, sell, or otherwise convey interest in real property, and the power to lease, as lessor or lessee, or otherwise grant or receive interests in real property;
      (9)    Provide for an independent audit of the accounts and records of the Municipality, which may be in addition to audits by State offices and agencies as may be required under the general laws of the State of Ohio;
      (10)   Conduct inquiries and investigations regarding the affairs of the Municipality and the conduct of the Administrator or any department, division, office, bureau, board, commission, or committee of the Municipality, and for this purpose subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, take testimony, and require the production of evidence;
      (11)   Exercise all other powers granted to the Council by this Charter and by the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio; and
      (12)   Override the Council meeting agenda set by the Mayor with the vote of a majority of the members of Council. The procedures and notice requirements for items changed by the Council on an amended meeting agenda shall be provided for in the Rules adopted by the Council as provided in Section 3.06.