CHARTER
OF THE
CITY OF URBANA, OHIO
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
                EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Urbana Charter was originally adopted on November 7, 1978.  Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicate that those provisions were subsequently amended on the date given.
             1.01  Name and Boundaries.
             1.02 Form of Government.
             1.03 Powers of the City.
                1.04 Manner of Exercise of Powers.
                1.05  Construction.
                1.06  Intergovernmental Relations.
             2.01  Powers, Composition, and Term.
             2.02 Council as a Continuing Body.
             2.03 Compensation.  (11-3-20)
             2.04 President of Council.
             2.05  Organization.
             2.06 Vacancies. (11-2-10; 11-3-20)
             2.07  Meetings of Council. (11-2-10)
             2.08  Council Rules and Journal.
           2.09  Legislative Procedure. (11-6-90; 11-7-06; 11-8-16; 11-3-20)
             2.10 Reading Requirements. (11-8-16)
              2.11  Emergency Ordinances and Resolutions.  (11-6-90)
           2.12 Actions Not Permitted as Emergencies.
             2.13 Amending Ordinances and Resolutions.
             2.14  Authentication of Ordinances and Resolutions.
             2.15  Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions. (11-8-16)
             2.16 Public Notice Before Final Enactment.
             2.17 Publication of Ordinances and Resolutions. (6-8-82; 11-8-16; 11-3-20)
             2.18  Adoption by Reference of Technical Codes.
             2.19  Codification. (11-8-16)
             2.20  Council Relationship to Administrative Officers.
      2.21  Term Limits. (11-2-10)
             3.01 Qualification, Term.
             3.02  General Powers.
             3.03 Specific Administrative Powers.  (11-6-90)
             3.04 Veto Power.
             3.05  Vacancy.  (11-3-20)
             4.01  Director of Administration.  (11-5-02; 11-8-16)
                4.02  Director of Law.  (11-5-02; 11-8-16; 11-3-20)
             4.03  Director of Finance.  (11-5-02; 11-8-16; 11-3-20)
             4.04 City Departments. (11-7-00)
             4.05 Directors of Departments.
             4.06  Boards and Commissions.  (11-6-90; 11-7-00; 11-8-16; 11-3-20)
             4.07  Administrative Reorganization.
             5.01  General Provision.
             5.02  Municipal Civil Service Commission. (11-7-00)
             5.03 Civil Service - Classified and Unclassified.
             5.04 Civil Service Examinations. (11-7-00)
             5.05 Promotion to Police Chief and Fire Chief.
             5.06 Discipline of Classified Personnel.  (11-6-90)
             5.07 Retirement. (11-2-10)
             5.08 Political Activity.
             6.01  Fiscal Year.
             6.02  Annual Budget. (11-2-10)
             6.03  Temporary Appropriation Ordinance.
             6.04  Annual Appropriation Ordinance.
             6.05  Transfer of Appropriations.
             6.06  Capital Improvement Fund.
             6.07  Annual Audits.
             7.01  General Provisions.
             7.02  Definitions.
             7.03  Qualifications of Elected Officers.
             7.04  Voting Districts.
             7.05 Elections.
             7.06 Beginning of Term of Office.
             7.07  Election to Fill an Unexpired Term. (11-2-10)
             7.08  Initiative and Referendum.
             7.09  Emergency Ordinances Not Exempted from Referendum. (11-6-90)
                   7.10  Recall.
             8.01  Conflict of Interest.
             8.02  Charter Amendment.
             8.03 Charter Review.
             8.04 Separability.
             8.05 Oath of Office.
      8.06 Gender Terminology.  (11-7-00)
             9.01 Amendments. (11-2-10)
             9.02 Pending Matters.
             9.03  Existing Laws.
             9.04  Submission of Amendments to the Charter to the Electors. (11-2-10)
      9.05 Year 2000 Amendments. (11-7-00)