Resolution 2018-02: WSRLA Resolution for Antwerp

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO APPLY FOR, ACCEPT AND ENTER INTO A WATER SUPPLY REVOLVING LOAN ACCOUNT (WSRLA) AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP FOR PLANNING, DESIGN AND/OR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER FACILITIES, DESIGNATING A DEDICATED REPAYMENT SOURCE FOR THE LOAN, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.

                WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp seeks to upgrade its existing water facilities by developing an Asset Management Plan as required by Senate Bill 2;  and

WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp intends to apply for a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) for the planning, design and/or construction of the water facilities; and

WHEREAS, the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) requires the government authority to pass legislation for the application of a loan and the execution of an agreement as well as designating a dedicated repayment source.

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

Section 1.  That the Village Administrator be and is hereby authorized to apply for a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) loan, sign all documents for and enter into a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) agreement with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio Water Development Authority for planning, design and/or construction of water facilities on behalf of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.

Section 2.  That the dedicated source of repayment will be the water fund.

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and 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, resolutions, and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Section 4.  This Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the Village wants to submit an application for funding from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio Water Development Authority for planning and design of an asset management plan for the Village’s water facilities and that 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.

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Ray Delong, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

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