ORDINANCE NO. 2017-16
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH POGGEMEYER DESIGN GROUP FOR PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES ON THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio (“Village”) passed Resolution No. 2015-04 on July 20, 2015, authorizing the Mayor to prepare and submit an application to participate in the Ohio Public Works Commission State Capital Improvement and/or Local Transportation Improvement Program(s) and to execute contracts as required to obtain financial assistance for the waste water treatment plant improvement project; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village passed Resolution No. 2016-01 on January 14, 2016, authorizing the Mayor to apply for, accept, and enter into a water pollution control loan fund agreement on behalf of the Village for planning, design and /or construction of wastewater facilities; and
WHEREAS, the Village has obtained and/or is in the process of obtaining the necessary financial assistance for the waste water treatment plant improvement project and will need to retain the services of an engineer to provide professional services in regard to said project; and
WHEREAS, the Village desires to retain the services of Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc. (“Poggemeyer”) for professional design services, specifically, to design improvements to the water treatment plant including filter media replacement, filter vessel repainting, piping and valve improvements, and baffle replacement in the detention basin utilizing OPWC and Ohio EPA WSRLA funds; and
WHEREAS, Poggemeyer has provided a proposed Agreement for the Village to enter into with Poggemeyer for the professional design services referenced above on the water treatment plant.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Mayor of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, is hereby authorized to enter into the Agreement by and between the Village and Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc. for Poggemeyer to provide professional design services, specifically, to design improvements to the water treatment plant including filter media replacement, filter vessel repainting, piping and valve improvements, and baffle replacement in the detention basin utilizing OPWC and Ohio EPA WSRLA funds. A true and accurate copy of said Agreement is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Section 2. 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 Ordinance 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, and in compliance with all legal requirements.
Section 3. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety, and welfare of the Village and to expedite the project referenced herein. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage and approval; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Ray DeLong, Mayor Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer