||Amendment repealing Section 16 of Article IV and existing sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Article X of the Constitution of Ohio, and adopting new Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Article X thereof, relating to County and Township Organization and Government.
PROPOSAL POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE COUNTY HOME RULE AMENDMENT
The amendment proposes to provide for the organization and government of counties. It authorizes any county to frame, adopt, or amend a charter and establish its form of government; permits the legislature to enact plans of county government subject to adoption by the electors in any county; provides for the transfer of the powers of townships and municipalities to the county, or for the withdrawal of such powers, by a vote of the people concerned; permits the adoption of a charter giving the county concurrent or exclusive municipal powers, or making the county a consolidated municipality; provides for the choosing of a charter commission, by popular vote, and for the framing of a charter by such commission. Summarizing, it proposes a form of "County Home Rule Government."
SHALL THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT, RELATING TO COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT, BE ADOPTED?