SECTION 2.  WARDS.
   The Council shall have the power and authority to make ward boundary changes when it is deemed necessary to make the wards as equal as possible in population and area.  Until so changed the City shall be divided into seven wards:
   BOUNDARIES
   Editor's note:  The boundaries originally established by the Charter have been amended by a later ordinance pursuant to the authority granted by this section.  Consult Article 105 for the current ward boundaries.
   WARD 1.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, and continuing westwardly on a line which is an extension of the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to its intersection with the west bank of the Ohio River; thence northwardly along the west bank of the Ohio River to a point opposite the intersection of Kings Creek; thence eastwardly across the Ohio River and thence southwardly along the center line of the meander of Kings Creek to a point which is the intersection of a line extended northwardly on Pershing Avenue and Kings Creek; thence southwardly to a point which is the intersection of the northwest corner of the Owings Plan at June Street; thence southwestwardly and southwardly along the former Weirton Heights city line to the intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue; thence westwardly along the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to the point of the beginning being the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.  The above comprises Ward No. 1.
   WARD 2.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and continuing along a line westwardly which is an extension of the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to its intersection with the west bank of the Ohio River; thence southwardly along the west bank of the Ohio River to a point which is across from the intersection of the former Marland Heights corporate line and the Ohio River; thence eastwardly across the Ohio River to the former Marland Heights corporate line to its point of intersection with a westwardly line extended on the center line of Lee Avenue; thence eastwardly along the center line of this extended line to the intersection of Lee and Weir Avenues; thence, northwardly along the center line of Weir Avenue to its intersection with South Eleventh Street; thence northeastwardly along the center line of South Eleventh Street to its point of intersection with the former Weirton Heights city line; thence westwardly along the former Weirton Heights city line and northwardly along the same line to its point of intersection with the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue; thence westwardly along the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to the point of beginning being the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.  The above comprises Ward No. 2.
   WARD 3.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of Weir and Lee Avenues and continuing westwardly along a line which is an extension of the center line of Lee Avenue to its intersection with the former Marland Heights corporate line; thence southeastwardly and southwardly along the former Marland Heights corporate line to its intersection with Marland Heights Road; thence eastwardly along the center line of Marland Heights Road and on a line which is the eastward extension of Marland Heights Road to its intersection with Harmon Creek; thence eastwardly along the center line of the meander of the Harmon Creek to its intersection with the Pennsylvania State line; thence northwardly along the Pennsylvania State line to its intersection with the Brooke and Hancock County line; thence westwardly along the Brooke and Hancock County line to a point which is the intersection of the southwardly extension of the Three Springs Cemetery Road and the Brooke and Hancock County line in the vicinity of the Weirton Airport; thence northwardly on the extended line of the Three Springs Cemetery Road and along the center line of the Three Springs Cemetery Road to its intersection with the Cove Road; thence westwardly along the center line of the Cove Road to its intersection with Greenbrier Road; thence northwardly along the center line of the Greenbrier Road to a point which is the intersection of an eastwardly extended line of the south boundary of the Haggerty subdivision with the Greenbrier Road; thence westwardly along this extended line and along the south line of the Haggerty subdivision to its point of intersection with the center line of South Eleventh Street; thence southwardly along the center line of South Eleventh Street to its intersection with the center line of Weir Avenue; thence southwardly along the center line of Weir Avenue to the point of beginning being the intersection of Weir and Lee Avenues.  The above comprises Ward No. 3.
   WARD 4.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of the former Hollidays Cove corporate line and Marland Heights Road and extending southwardly along the former Hollidays Cove corporate line to its intersection with Bank Street, thence northwestwardly along a line which is a southwardly extension of Beaumont Drive; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Beaumont Drive to the intersection of Beaumont Drive and the former Marland Heights city line; thence southwestwardly along the former Marland Heights city line and an extension of the former Marland Heights city line to its intersection with the west bank of the Ohio River; thence southeastwardly along the west bank of the Ohio River to a point across from the intersection of Harmon Creek and the Ohio River; thence northeastwardly across the Ohio River to Harmon Creek; thence northeastwardly along the center line of the meander of Harmon Creek to a point which is the intersection of an extended line of Marland Heights Road with Harmon Creek; thence northwestwardly along this extended line and along the center line of Marland Heights Road to the point of beginning which is the intersection of Marland Heights Road and the former Hollidays Cove corporate line.  The above comprises Ward No. 4.
   WARD 5.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of the Marland Heights Road and the former Hollidays Cove corporate line and extending northwestwardly along the Marland Heights Road to a point which is the intersection of an extended line of the former Marland Heights line and Marland Heights Road; thence northwardly along this extended line to the former Marland Heights city line and along the northern boundary of the former Marland Heights city line to the intersection of the extension of the former Marland Heights city line and the west bank of the Ohio River; thence southwardly along the meanders of the west bank of the Ohio River to a point which is the intersection of an extended line of the former Marland Heights city southeast line and the west bank of the Ohio River; thence northeastwardly along this extended line of the former Marland Heights city line and along the former Marland Heights city line to its intersection with Beaumont Drive; thence southeastwardly along the center line of Beaumont Drive and an extension of this line to the intersection of the former Hollidays Cove corporate line at Bank Street; thence northeastwardly along the former Hollidays Cove corporate line to the point of beginning which is the intersection of the Hollidays Cove corporate line and Marland Heights Road.  The above comprises Ward No. 5.
   WARD 6.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of North Twentieth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and extending northwardly along the center line of North Twentieth Street to its intersection with the north boundary of the Truax Addition; thence northwardly along an extended line from this intersection to a point which is the intersection of North 12th Street and Kings Creek; thence northwardly and westwardly along the center line of the meander of Kings Creek to a point which is the intersection of the northwardly extension of the center line of Pershing Avenue and Kings Creek; thence on an extended line southeastwardly to a point which is the northwest boundary of the Owings Addition at June Street, thence southwestwardly and southwardly along the Weirton Steel line to the southern boundary of the Weirmont Plan; thence eastwardly along the southern boundaries of the Weirmont Plan to the intersection of South Eleventh Street; thence southwardly along the center line of South Eleventh Street to its intersection with the southern boundary of the Haggerty Addition; thence eastwardly along the southern boundary of the Haggerty Addition and on an extended line of this boundary to its intersection with Greenbrier Road; thence northeastwardly along the center line of Greenbrier Road to a point which is the intersection of an extended line of the center line of Greenbrier Road with Pennsylvania Avenue in the vicinity of the northwest corner of the Belleview Plan of lots; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to the point of beginning which is the intersection of North 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.  The above comprises Ward No. 6.
   WARD 7.
   Beginning at a point which is the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Twentieth Street and extending northwardly along the center line of North Twentieth Street to its intersection with the northern boundary of the Truax Addition; thence northwardly along an extended line of this intersection to the intersection of North 12th Street and Kings Creek; thence southeastwardly along the center line of the meander of Kings Creek to the Pennsylvania State line; thence southwardly along the Pennsylvania State line to its intersection with the Brooke and Hancock County line; thence westwardly along the Brooke and Hancock County line to a point which is the southwardly extension of the center line of the Three Springs Cemetery Road in the vicinity of the Weirton Airport; thence northwardly along the extended line which is the center line of the Three Springs Cemetery Road and along the center line of the Three Springs Cemetery Road to its intersection with the Cove Road; thence westwardly along the center line of the Cove Road to its intersection with the Greenbrier Road; thence northwardly along the center line of the Greenbrier Road and an extension of the Greenbrier Road to its intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue; thence northwestwardly along the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue to the point of beginning which is the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North 20th Street.  The above comprises Ward No. 7.