Section 5.01  ELECTION, TERM AND QUALIFICATIONS.
   (A)   The person elected to the office of Mayor of the Municipality under the general statutory plan of government for villages at the November, 1979 regular municipal election is hereby designated as the Mayor under this Charter with the powers, duties and functions of the Mayor under this Charter.  Such person shall continue in office through December 31, 1983.  At the regular municipal election to be held in November of 1983 and every four years thereafter, the Mayor shall be elected from the Municipality at large for a term of four years commencing on the first day of January following the election.
 
   (B)   The Mayor shall be an elector of the Municipality at the time he or she files for office and during his or her term of office.  The Mayor shall not:
      (1)   Hold any other public office during a term, except he or she may hold office in a political party or be a delegate to a political party convention, serve as a notary public, serve as a member or officer in the military reserve or national guard, serve in any office, position or capacity to further intergovernmental cooperation, and may hold any office permitted by this Charter or the laws of Ohio;
      (2)   Hold any compensated position of employment with the Municipality while serving as the Mayor unless permitted by this Charter or the laws of Ohio.
   As used in this Division (B) of this Section of the Charter, "public office", "appointive office" and "position of employment" shall not include holding an office or membership in a volunteer fire department or volunteer fire protection agency; and the Mayor may be an officer or member in a volunteer fire department or volunteer fire protection agency, but the Mayor shall not receive any additional compensation for service in any such volunteer department or agency that provides fire protection services to the Municipality other than an amount approved by ordinance or resolution to be appropriate to secure workers compensation insurance or coverage for the Mayor while serving as an officer or member of a volunteer fire department or volunteer fire protection agency.  As used in this Division (B) of this Section of the Charter, the Council may, by ordinance or resolution, define the word "volunteer fire department" and "volunteer fire protection agency".