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State ex rel. Wilen v. Kent, Slip Opinion No. 2015-Ohio-3763. A city charter can not require a higher number of signatures in order to get a proposed charter amendment on the ballot than what is required by the Ohio Constitution Article XVIII, Section 9.  Docket. See Cleveland.com  Ohio Supreme Court rules Kent officials unconstitutionally blocked […]

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Maple Heights Ordered to Put Traffic Camera Amendment on Ballot

When a city council received certification of required signatures for a charter amendment petition more than two weeks before the constitutional deadline to pass and ordinance, conducted two city council meeting before the deadline and failed to enact an ordinance to put the petition on the ballot, city council did not act “forthwith” as required […]

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