Charter Amendments on November Ballot

For the upcoming general election, North Olmsted voters will be asked to consider four changes to the city’s Charter. A Charter is the constitution of a city. It is enacted by a vote of the people to establish local self- government. It sets forth the framework for government, establishes its responsibilities and defines its authority.

Learn more about these proposed amendments below and make an informed decision on Election Day.

Issue 19

Shall Article I of the Charter of the City of North Olmsted be amended to eliminate procedures for detachment of lands that are in conflict with the general law procedures established in the Ohio Revised Code?

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Issue 20

Shall Article IV, Section 7 of the Charter of the City of North Olmsted be amended to authorize the City Council to meet at such times and at such locations and/or via electronic methods in accordance with rules, regulations, ordinances or by-laws adopted by Council?

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Issue 21

Shall Article XV of the Charter of the City of North Olmsted be amended to establish that Charter Review Commission member appointments be made prior to January 1st, and to further require that the Charter Review Commission’s final report be submitted to the City Council not later than May 31st in the year of review?

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Issue 22

Shall Article XV of the Charter of the City of North Olmsted be amended to authorize the City Council to establish, by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of its members eligible to vote, that any public meeting by a public body may be conducted via teleconference, video conference, or any other similar electronic technology, provided citizen access to such meetings is ensured and open meetings laws, including notifications, are otherwise followed?

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