Resolution 2017-01: EMS-Fire Replacement Tax Levy

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-01

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY TO THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT WOULD BE GENERATED BY ONE MILL FOR A RENEWAL LEVY FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FOR A FIVE YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING IN 2018, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp Council finds it necessary to request the Paulding County Auditor to certify the current tax valuation and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by a renewal of one mill; and

 

WHEREAS, a renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Village of Antwerp for the purpose of fire protection and emergency medical services at a rate not exceeding one mill for each one dollar of valuation is necessary as the current levy for such purposes expires at the end of the calendar year 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council for the Village of Antwerp deems it necessary to request the certification from the County Auditor in order for the Village of Antwerp to place a renewal levy on the ballot for the upcoming general election for fire protection and emergency medical services for a five (5) year period, commencing in 2018, first payable to the Village of Antwerp in calendar year 2019.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, that:

 

Section 1. The Village of Antwerp is requesting the County Auditor to certify the current tax valuation and dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by one mill.  The purpose of requesting this certification from the County Auditor is for the Village to place a renewal levy on the ballot for the upcoming general election for fire protection and emergency medical services.  The renewal levy will be for a five (5) year period commencing in 2018, first payable to the Village of Antwerp in calendar year 2019.

 

Section 2.  This Resolution is in accordance with the Secretary of State’s Advisory Opinion No. 2003.04.

 

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio concerning and relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of the Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 4.  This Resolution is deemed an emergency measure necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that it is necessary for the Village of Antwerp to obtain this information from the County Auditor in order to place a renewal levy on the ballot for the upcoming general election for fire protection and emergency medical services.  This Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

 

ENACTED THIS _____ day of _____________________, 2017.

 

 

 

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Ray DeLong, Mayor

Attest:

 

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

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