735.271 Establishing position of village administrator.

The legislative authority of the village may establish the position of village administrator by ordinance. The village administrator established under this section shall have those powers provided by section 735.273 of the Revised Code. The village administrator shall be appointed by the mayor, but shall not take office unless his appointment has been approved by a majority vote of the members elected to the legislative authority of the village. The village administrator need not be an elector or reside in the village at the time of his appointment; however, he shall become a resident of the village within six months after his appointment by the mayor and confirmation by the legislative authority of the village, unless his residence outside the village is approved by ordinance. The village administrator shall not be an elected official of the village at the time of his appointment or during his tenure in office. The village administrator shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor and legislative authority of the village and may be removed without cause by the mayor with the consent of a majority of the members elected to the legislative authority of the village; or he may be removed without cause by the affirmative vote of three-fourths of the members elected to the legislative authority of the village, without the consent of the mayor. The legislative authority of the village may abolish the position of village administrator by ordinance.

Effective Date: 09-28-1965