The Director of Law shall be appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of a majority of the members of Council. The Director of Law shall be an attorney at law, admitted to the practice of law in the State of Ohio, but need not be a resident of this Village. The Director of Law shall be adviser of and attorney and counsel for the Village and for all officers and divisions thereof in all matters relating to their official duties and shall, when requested, give legal opinions in writing. The Director of Law shall represent the Village in all suits or cases in which it may be a partyand shall prosecute for all offenses against the ordinances of the Village and such offenses against the laws of Ohio as may be required of them. The Director of Law shall on request of the Mayor prepare contracts, legislation, bonds, and other instmments in writing in which the Village is concerned and shall endorse on each their approval of the form and correctness thereof. The Director of Law shall perform such other duties as the Mayor or Council may impose upon them consistent with their office.
(Amended November 8, 2022)