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(a) Except as herein otherwise provided, every ordinance or resolution of a general or public nature including, but not limited to those granting, renewing or extending a franchise, creating a right, involving expenditures of money, levying of a tax, or concerning the purchase, lease, sale or transfer of public property and every notice, statement, order, proclamation or report required to be published by this Charter, the applicable laws of Ohio or legislation enacted by Council shall be published either by posting a copy thereof in a conspicuous place in the Sylvania Municipal Building for a period of not less than fifteen (15) days or by publishing the same in any English language newspaper printed in and of general circulation in the City, unless there is no such newspaper so printed, in which event, such publication shall be made in any newspaper of general circulation therein, as determined by Council. Except as to emergency ordinances and resolutions, publication shall be completed prior to the taking effect thereof.
(b) Council may by ordinance designate additional public places in the City for posting copies of ordinances or resolutions and may make provision in any ordinance or resolution for the publication of such ordinance or resolution in one English language newspaper of general circulation in the City. In the case of newspaper publication, ordinances and resolutions shall be published once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks; notices shall be published not less than two (2) nor more than four (4) consecutive weeks, and all other matters once.
(c) Notices to bidders for construction of public improvements and notices of the sale of notes or bonds of the City shall be published in not more than two (2) English language newspapers printed in the State of Ohio and of general circulation in the City.
(d) Proof of any publication provided for in this Section shall be made by the Clerk- Auditor as provided by ordinance, or if not so provided, by the laws of the State of Ohio.