What is the difference between a resolution and an ordinance?
A resolution expresses the desires of City Council on a particular topic. An ordinance creates a law and/or authorizes a specific action to be taken. Resolutions can be acted upon in one reading, although many resolutions are read more frequently. Ordinances are generally read at three consecutive meetings, unless they have been tabled or there has been a motion to suspend the three readings. When this happens, it is generally because the measure is time-sensitive and cannot await 2-4 more weeks before receiving Council action.

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1. How can I contact the prosecutor if I am issued a ticket in the City of Grandview Heights?
2. How do I find out what legislation is being discussed by Council?
3. Why do I see a lot of legislation being declared an “emergency”?
4. What happens when I get a ticket in Grandview Heights?
5. What if I am a minor issued a ticket in Mayor's Court?
6. How do I pay a ticket if I am not contesting it in Mayor's Court?
7. What is the difference between a resolution and an ordinance?
8. Where can I find out City requirements, laws or standards, such as building codes, traffic laws, etc. ?
9. What should I do if I believe I have been a victim of domestic violence or any other crime?
10. I received notice that my local income taxes have not been reported or paid. What should I do?