The Mayor serves as the Chief Executive of the Village, is the “chief conservator of the peace” within the Village, and performs the duties prescribed by the Ohio Revised Code and the Village ordinances.
The Mayor serves as the presiding officer at regular and special meetings of the Village Council, but he has no vote except in case of a tie. The agenda for all meetings of the Village Council are prepared by the Fiscal Officer under the guidance of the Mayor and with the assistance of the Village Administrator.
The Mayor appoints the members of Council Committees, subject to approval by a majority of the Village Council. The Mayor also appoints the Village Administrator, the Fiscal Officer and the Police Chief, subject to the approval by a majority of the Village Council.
The Mayor is elected for a term of four years, which commences on the first day of January following the election.