The Mayor is the chief executive of the Village, having general supervision over Village affairs. He is the chief Village peace officer, and he has the duty to see that all ordinances, bylaws and resolutions of council are faithfully obeyed and enforced. The Mayor may terminate employees for violation of policy or incompetence (ORC).
The Mayor must sign all commissions, licenses, permits, and contracts granted by council.
The Mayor is the president of council and presides at all regular and special meetings. He may not vote in council other than to break a tie.
The Mayor advises council from time to time as to the finances and general conditions within the Village. The Mayor must report to council at its first regular meeting in January on the affairs of the Village. In the event that other officers are derelict in their duties, the Mayor is required to investigate.