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The chief executive authority of the Municipality shall be vested in the Mayor. As administrator of the City government, the Mayor shall appoint their office staff and all department heads, except the Director of Law. The Mayor shall supervise and be responsible to the electors of the City for the operation of all departments and divisions, except the Department of Law and Council.
The Mayor shall be chief conservator of the peace within the Municipality and shall serve as its Director of Public Safety. The Mayor shall see that all laws, ordinances and resolutions are faithfully obeyed and enforced. The Mayor shall have the power to appoint, promote, transfer, reduce or remove any officer or employee to the extent and under the circumstances permitted by this Charter or the laws of the State of Ohio, where it is beyond the scope of this Charter to provide. (Amended 11-7-00; 11-3-20.)