Council shall establish the compensation of the Mayor, Finance Director, Law Director, and members of Council and each officer and employee, or member of any board or commission, of the Municipality, whether elected or appointed, except as specifically provided otherwise in this Charter. Provided, however, any increase in compensation for an elected official prior to taking effect, shall be submitted for approval to the electors of the City of Stow in general election, which submission shall include the percentage increase and the new salary within the ballot language. Provided, further, no decrease in compensation shall be adopted by Council during the 75-day period that begins on an odd-year or municipal Election Day.
(Amended 11-4-97; 11-5-19)