3.02  COMPOSITION, TERM AND QUALIFICATIONS.
   (A)    The Council shall be composed of six members. The members of the Council under the general statutory plan of government for the Village of Plain City at the time the Charter becomes effective are hereby designated as members of the Council under this Charter. At the regular election to be held in November of 2021 and each four years thereafter, three persons shall be elected from the Municipality at large. Three elective offices shall serve terms of four years each. At the regular election to be held in November of 2021, one person shall be elected from the Municipality at large to serve a two-year term that expires on December 31, 2023. At the regular municipal election to be held in November of 2023 and every four years thereafter, three persons shall be elected from the Municipality at large to serve terms of four years each. The terms of the Council members shall commence as of January 1 of the year immediately following their election.
   (B)    Candidates for Council shall have been electors of the Municipality or any area annexed to the Municipality for at least one year immediately prior to the time they file for or are appointed to office, and during a term of office the member shall remain so qualified. Members of the Council need not be a full-time official of the Municipality and may hold other employment as permitted by the laws of the State of Ohio, including all ethics laws and shall not have a financial interest in any contracts before the Municipality.
            Members of the Council shall not hold any other public office during a term, except they may hold office in a political party or be a delegate to a political party convention, serve as a notary public, serve as a member or officer in the military reserve or national guard, serve in any office, position or capacity to further intergovernmental cooperation, and may hold office permitted by this Charter or the laws of Ohio.