CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
WAVERLY, OHIO
   EDITOR'S NOTE: The Waverly Charter was adopted at the primary election held May 5, 1970. A date appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicates that the provision was subsequently amended, enacted or repealed on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Art. I   NAME AND BOUNDARIES
Art. II   MUNICIPAL POWERS
Art. III   THE COUNCIL
Sec. 1.00   Number, Election and Term.
Sec. 2.00   Wards.
Sec. 3.00   Districting of City into Wards.
Sec. 4.00   Qualifications.
Sec. 5.00   Compensation.
Sec. 6.00   Organization.
Sec. 7.00   Quorum.
Sec. 8.00   Rules and Journal of Council.
Sec. 9.00   Clerk of Council.
Sec. 10.00   Vacancies.
Sec. 11.00   Meetings.
Sec. 12.00   Powers.
Sec. 13.00   Provisions as to Legislative Action.
Sec. 14.00   Publication of Ordinances, Resolutions and Notices.
Sec. 15.00   Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Art. IV   THE MAYOR
Sec. 1.00   Election and Term.
Sec. 2.00   Qualifications.
Sec. 3.00   Compensation.
Sec. 4.00   Absence or Vacancy.
Sec. 5.00   Executive Powers.
Sec. 6.00   Legislative Powers.
Sec. 7.00   Judicial Powers.
Art. V   AUDITOR
Sec. 1.00   Election and Term.
Sec. 2.00   Qualifications.
Sec. 3.00   Compensation.
Sec. 4.00   Absence or Vacancy.
Sec. 5.00   Clerk of Council-Treasurer.
Sec. 6.00   Fiscal Officer.
Sec. 7.00   Other Duties.
Art. VI   CITY TREASURER
Sec. 1.00   Term.
Sec. 2.00   Vacancy.
Sec. 3.00   Qualifications.
Sec. 4.00   Eligibility of Auditor.
Sec. 5.00   Power and Duties.
Sec. 6.00   Compensation.
Art. VII   ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS
Sec. 1.00   General Provisions.
Sec. 2.00   Solicitor.
Sec. 3.00   Department of Finance.
Sec. 4.00   Director of Public Service.
Sec. 5.00   Director of Public Safety.
Art. VIII   CIVIL SERVICE
Sec. 1.00   Classification of Employees.
Sec. 2.00   Prior Service Provisions.
Art. IX   COMMISSIONS AND BOARDS.
Sec. 1.00   General Provisions.
Sec. 2.00   The Civil Service Commission.
Sec. 3.00   The Municipal Planning Commission.
Sec. 4.00   The Board of Health.
Sec. 5.00   Environmental Study Control Board. 
Art. X   NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Sec. 1.00   Municipal Elections.
Sec. 2.00   Nominating Procedure and Petitions.
Sec. 3.00   Who To Be Declared Elected.
Art. XI   INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
Sec. 1.00   Initiative.
Sec. 2.00   Referendum.
Sec. 3.00   Recall.
Sec. 4.00   General Provisions.
Art. XII   FINANCE
Sec. 1.00   Contracts and Fiscal Matters.
Art. XIII   FRANCHISES
Art. XIV   AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER
Art. XV   GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 1.00   Effective Date of Charter.
Sec. 2.00   Effect of the Charter Upon Existing Laws and Rights.
Sec. 3.00   Continuation of Officers and Employees.
Sec. 4.00   Military Service.
Sec. 5.00   Bonds of Officers and Employees.
Sec. 6.00   Forfeiture of Office.
Sec. 7.00   Interpretation.
Sec. 8.00   Saving Clause.
CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
WAVERLY, OHIO
PREAMBLE
   We, the people of the City of Waverly, in the County of Pike and the State of Ohio, in order to secure the benefits of municipal home rule and local self-government under the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio, do hereby adopt this Charter for the government of the City of Waverly.