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Charter Review Commission Update

The work of the Charter Review Commission has officially come to a close and the Village would like to preview the amendments that this public body plans to include on the November ballot this year. Please see the requests below:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OF A PROPOSAL TO AMEND ARTICLE VII, SECTION I OF THE CHARTER FOR THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OHIO, TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, AND DELETE SUBSECTION (C)(7) THEREUNDER, REQUIRING PLANS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND REGULATIONS MADE BY THE BOARD OF ZONING ANDBUILDING APPEALS BE SUBMITTED TO THE COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE THE SAME SHALL BE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL, ANDDECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OF A PROPOSAL TO AMEND ARTICLE VIII, SECTION l l OF THE CHARTER FOR THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OHIO, TO REQUIRE THAT THE LIMITATION OF DEBT FOR THE MUNICIPALITY CONFORM TO THE DEBT LIMITATIONS IMPOSED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE STATE OF OHIO AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OF A PROPOSAL TO AMEND ARTICLE V, SECTION I OF THE CHARTER FOR THE VILLAGE OF GRAFTON, OHIO, TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE POSITION OF CLERK-TREASURER IS DETERMINED, FROM AN ELECTED POSITION TO AN APPOINTED POSITION EFFECTIVE JANUARY l, 2020, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

The Village of Grafton will post the specific ballot language of each of these items on its website and will include information which explains each request in the next “Village Pride” newsletter. Once again, thank you to the committee for your time, effort and energy.