Proposed 2020 Charter Amendments

Letter to Residents from Law Department: September 10th, 2020

The following Ordinances/Issues will be on the General Election Ballot: November 3rd, 2020

  • Ordinance No. 2020-13, entitled, “An ordinance proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 6 of the Charter of Mayfield Village, relative to the compensation of the Mayor and Members of Council.”  Introduced by Mayor Bodnar. (Administration)
    • Ballot Language Issue #15:
      SHALL ARTICLE III, SECTION 6 OF THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF MAYFIELD BE AMENDED TO PROVIDE THAT INCREASES IN COMPENSATION FOR THE MAYOR AND VILLAGE COUNCIL BE ENACTED BY ORDINANCE AND SUBMITTED TO THE ELECTORATE FOR APPROVAL BY A MAJORITY THEREOF?
  • Ordinance No. 2020-16, entitled, “An ordinance proposing an amendment to Article IV, Section 4 and Article V, Section 5 of the Charter of Mayfield Village so as to provide gender neutral language.” Introduced by Mayor Bodnar. (Administration)
    • Ballot Language Issue #16:
      SHALL ARTICLE IV, SECTION 4 AND ARTICLE V, SECTION 5 OF THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF MAYFIELD BE AMENDED SO AS TO PROVIDE GENDER NEUTRAL LANGUAGE?
  • Ordinance No. 2020-15, entitled, “An ordinance proposing an amendment to Article V, Section 12 of the Charter of Mayfield Village, to substitute the term “Board of Zoning Appeals” for “Board of Appeals”, “Board” and “BZA” in this section and throughout the Charter where applicable.”  Introduced by Mayor Bodnar. (Administration)
    • Ballot Language Issue #17:
      SHALL ARTICLE V, SECTION 1 AND SECTION 12 OF THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF MAYFIELD BE AMENDED TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE “BOARD OF APPEALS, BZA OR BOARD” TO “BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS”?
  • Ordinance No. 2020-14, entitled, “An ordinance proposing an amendment to Article V, Section 6(E), of the Charter of Mayfield Village to allow competition for the appointment to the position of Chief within the Police and Fire Departments and Assistant Chief of Fire within the Fire Department to include individuals outside of the department should there be two or less qualified interested individuals from the supervisory lower ranks.” Introduced by Mayor Bodnar. (Administration)
    • Ballot Language Issue #18:
      SHALL ARTICLE V, SECTION 6(E) OF THE CHARTER OF THE VILLAGE OF MAYFIELD BE AMENDED TO ALLOW COMPETITION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE POSITIONS OF POLICE CHIEF, FIRE CHIEF, AND ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF FROM THE SUPERVISORY RANKS BELOW, AND IF THERE ARE NOT TWO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, THEN THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION MAY PERMIT COMPETITION FROM THE NEXT LOWER RANK BELOW SUPERVISORY RANKS (PATROL OFFICER IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FIREFIGHTERS IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT), AS WELL AS TO INCLUDE COMPETITION FROM QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT AS DETERMINED BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION?