CHARTER
OF THE VILLAGE OF
WELLINGTON, OHIO
PREAMBLE
ARTICLE I   NAME; BOUNDARIES; CORPORATE POWERS
   1.01   Name and Boundary.
   1.02   Powers Granted.
   1.03   Exercise of Powers.
   1.04   Construction of Powers.
ARTICLE II   COUNCIL
   2.01   Powers of Council.
   2.02   Composition and Term.
   2.03   Qualifications for Council Members.
   2.04   Council Vacancies.
   2.05   Clerk of Council.
   2.06   President Pro Tempore.
   2.07   Council Meetings.
   2.08   Council Organization and Rules.
   2.09   Action by Council.
   2.10   Ordinances and Resolutions.
   3.01   The Mayor.
   3.02   Powers of Mayor.
ARTICLE IV     MANAGER
4.01   Manager.
4.02    Powers of Manager. (11-2-21)
ARTICLE V   ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
5.01   Director of Law.
5.02    Director of Finance.
   5.03   Other Administrative Departments. (11-2-21)
ARTICLE VI    BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
   6.01   Merit System – Civil Service Commission. (11-2-21)
   6.02   Planning and Zoning Commission.
   6.03   Board of Zoning Appeals.
   6.04   Board of Tax Review.
   6.05   Charter Review Commission.
ARTICLE VII  NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
7.01   Nominations.
7.02   Regular Municipal Elections.
7.03   Special Elections.
7.04   Conduct of Elections.
ARTICLE VIII  INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
   8.01   Initiative and Referendum.
   8.02   Recall.
ARTICLE IX     GENERAL PROVISIONS
   9.01   Public Records.
   9.02   Contracting Powers and Procedures.
   9.03   Removal of Officials.
   9.04   Conflicts of Interest, Ethics, Campaign Financing.
   9.05   Succession.
   9.06   Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
   9.07   Effect of Partial Invalidity.
   9.08   Amendment of Charter.
ARTICLE X  TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
   10.01   Effective Date of Charter.
   10.02   Effect of Charter on Existing Offices.
   10.03   Continuance of Present Employees.
   10.04   Adoption of this Charter.
CHARTER
FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF
WELLINGTON, OHIO