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(A) Ordinances and resolutions may be introduced, in written form, by any member of Council at a regular or special meeting. Each ordinance and resolution shall contain only one subject which shall be expressed in its title; provided that ordinances and resolutions appropriating money may contain the various subjects, accounts and amounts for which moneys are appropriated, and ordinances and resolutions which are codified or recodified are not subject to the limitation of one subject.
(B) The enacting clause of each ordinance shall read: 'Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Trenton, Ohio:' and the enacting clause of each resolution shall read: 'Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Trenton, Ohio:'. The action to be taken or the regulation imposed shall be set forth in the body of the ordinance or resolution.
(C) Each ordinance and resolution shall be read in full unless a motion is passed by a majority vote of the members of Council providing that it be read by title only. Each ordinance or resolution shall be read on three separate days, provided that the Council may, by a vote of at least two-thirds of its members, dispense with the requirement that an ordinance or resolution be read on three separate days, and authorize the adoption of an ordinance or resolution upon its first or second reading.
(D) No ordinance, resolution, or motion shall be passed without concurrence of a majority of all members of the Council, except that each emergency ordinance or resolution shall require the affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the members of Council for its enactment, provided that if such emergency ordinance or resolution shall fail to receive the required two-thirds affirmative vote, but receives the necessary majority for passage as a non-emergency ordinance or resolution it shall be considered passed as a non-emergency ordinance or resolution and shall become effective as hereinafter provided by this Charter. A majority of the members present at any regular or special Council meeting may compel the attendance of absent members as provided in Section 2.06 of this Charter.
(E) Each ordinance or resolution shall be authenticated by the signature of the Mayor and the Clerk of Council; however, the failure or refusal of such officers to sign such ordinances or resolutions shall not invalidate an ordinance or resolution.
(F) Each ordinance or resolution shall be recorded in a book, or other record prescribed by the Council, established and maintained for that purpose, and shall be open for public inspection during regular building hours. The Clerk of Council or a duly authorized deputy to said Clerk, shall upon the request of any person and upon the payment of a fee, as established by the Council, certify true copies of any ordinance or resolution, which certified copies shall be admissible as evidence in any court.
(G) No ordinance or resolution or any section thereof, shall be revised or amended unless the new ordinance or resolution contains the entire ordinance, resolution or section or sub-section as revised or amended, and the ordinance, resolution or section or subsection so amended shall be repealed. This requirement shall not prevent the amendment of an ordinance or resolution by the addition of a new section, sections, sub-section or sub-sections and in such case the full text of the former ordinance or resolution need not be set forth; nor shall this section prevent repeals by implication. Except in the case of a codification or recodification of ordinances and resolutions, a separate vote shall be taken on each ordinance or resolution proposed to be amended. Ordinances and resolutions that have been introduced and have received their first reading, their first and second reading, or their first, second and third reading, but have not been voted on as to passage, may be amended or revised upon approval by a majority vote of the members of Council and such amended or revised ordinance or resolution need not receive additional readings.