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Ohio Municipal League Publications:

Municipal Government in Ohio (revised 2012) Now available in PDF form! OML's premier publication covers most of the basics of Ohio's municipalities. Topics include: Government Organization, Municipal Powers and Functions, Powers and Duties of Municipal Officers, Municipal Finance, Taxation and Debt, and lists for Legislative and Administrative Districts.

Municipal Charters in Ohio, a Sourcebook (revised 2010) Now available in PDF form! For communities interested in framing a charter or revisiting an existing charter. Topics include: Basic Home Rule Powers, Municipal Charters, Munual for Charter Commission Members, and Municipal Home Rule and Charters

Directory of Municipal Officials Publication listing City or Village Hall Address, Main phone/fax numbers, County, Census, Form of Government and names of the followig positions: Mayor, Administrator, Tax Administrator, Clerk Treasurer or Finance Officer, Law Director/Solicitor, Clerk of Council, and Council

Some Sample Ordinances: Permissive Taxes (on CD Rom) Contains several sample ordinance and reporting forms for Admissions Tax, Hotel/Motel Tax and Motor Vehicle License Tax.

City and Village Council Rules (on CD Rom) Sample council rules, some municipality names have been changed.

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Ohio Municipal League Brochures (in downloadable pdf form):

Ohio Municipal League Statement of Legislative Policy

Tips for Testifying Before the General Assembly

Legislative and Government Directory


Links to State of Ohio Publications:

Ohio Auditor of State Publications

Ohio Attorney General Publications (includes the Sunshine Laws)