Resolution 2018-03: Police Levy Resolution to Proceed

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03

A RESOLUTION TO PROCEED WITH SUBMISSION OF THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A TAX THAT IS A RENEWAL OF AN EXISTING LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF POLICE PROTECTION

(R.C. §§ 5705.03, 5705.19(J), 5705.191, 5705.192, and 5705.25)

 

The Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio (“Council”) met in regular session on ____________________, 2018, with the following members present:

Rudie Reeb

Kenneth Reinhart

Dean Rister

Mike Rohrs

Keith West

Jan Reeb

 

 

_________________________________ moved the adoption of the following Resolution:

 

PREAMBLE

 

WHEREAS, the Council, approved the following resolution declaring the necessity to levy a tax in excess of the ten-mill limitation:

 

Resolution No:             2018-01

 

Date Approved:           April 16, 2018

 

and,

 

WHEREAS, the Paulding County Auditor (“Auditor”) has certified the following information to the Council:

 

1.                  The total current tax valuation of the Village is as follows:

 

$20,106,330

 

 

2.                  The number of mills required to generate a specified amount of revenue is, or:

 

•           Specified amount of revenue:  $__________________

•           Required number of mills:       _________________

 

3.                  The dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by a specified number of mills is:

 

•           Specified number of mills:      two and zero tenths (2.00) mills

 

•           Dollar amount of revenue generated:  $35,003

 

•           This rate amounts to the following for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation:  twenty cents ($.20)

 

 

RESOLUTION

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council, at least two-thirds (2/3) of all of the members of the Council concurring, as follows:

 

1.                  The Council shall proceed with the submission of the question of the tax to electors.

 

2.                  The rate of the tax levy, expressed in mills for each one dollar in tax valuation as estimated by the Auditor, is as follows:

 

a.                   Two-mills;

 

b.                  This rate amounts to the following for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation:  twenty cents ($.20)

 

c.                   If the levy is a renewal levy or a replacement levy, this rate:

 

X       is the same rate as the existing tax levy.

 

______            is not the same rate as the existing tax levy and is either:

 

______            a reduction, the extent of the reduction being: ____ mill(s)

 

______            an increase, the extent of the increase being: _____ mill(s)

 

3.                  Pursuant to R.C. § 5705.03(B)(l):

 

a.                   The purpose of the tax is as follows:

 

To provide and maintain equipment used in the operation of the police department, for the payment of salaries to operate the same, and for all other expenses necessary to operate the police department and provide police protection in the Village.

 

b.                  The type of levy is as follows:

 

________        additional levy

 

X                renewal levy:   ___      increase           ___      decrease

 

________        replacement levy:        ___      increase           ___  decrease

 

c.                   The sections of the Revised Code  authorizing  submission  of the  question of the tax are R.C. §§ 5705.03, 5705.191, and 5705.25 and the following:

 

§ 5705.19(J)

 

d.                  The term of the tax is as follows (in years or continuing):

 

5 years

e.                   The territory where the tax is to be levied is as follows:

 

X                Upon the entire territory of the Village

 

_____  If authorized by the Revised Code, the following described portion of the territory of the Village:

 

f.                   The date of the election at which the question of the tax shall appear on the ballot is as follows (“Election”);

 

November 6, 2018

 

g.                   The territory where the ballot measure is to be submitted is as follows:

 

X      Upon the entire territory of the Village

 

_____  If authorized by the Revised Code, the following described portion of the territory of the Village:

_______________________________________

 

h.                  The tax will be first levied and collected as follows:

 

The tax year in which the tax will first be levied is 2019

 

The calendar year in which the tax will first be collected is 2020

 

1.      The Village has territory in Paulding County and each of the following listed counties:  None other than Paulding County.

 

4.                  The Fiscal Officer is hereby directed to certify the levy to the Auditor AND the Board of Elections, Paulding County, Ohio (“BOE”). Certification shall include copies of ALL of the following documents:

 

a.                   Resolution of Necessity (Resolution No. 2018-01 adopted on April 16, 2018; and,

 

b.                  Certification of the Auditor; and,

 

c.                   Resolution to Proceed (This Resolution).

 

Certification shall occur by no later than 4:00 PM on August 8, 2018 (90 days prior to the Election)

 

The Fiscal Officer shall also notify the BOE to cause notice of the Election on the question of levying the tax to be given as required by law.

 

5.                  The BOE is hereby directed to submit substantially the following question to the electors at the Election:

 

OFFICIAL QUESTIONS AND ISSUES BALLOT

____________________NOVEMBER 6, 2018

 

PROPOSED TAX LEVY (RENEWAL)

VILLAGE OF ANTWERP,

PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO

 

A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, for the purpose of providing and maintaining equipment used in the operation of the police department, for the payment of salaries to operate the same, and for all other expenses necessary to operate the police department and provide police protection in the Village, pursuant to Revised Code §5705.19(j), at a rate not exceeding two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years commencing in 2019, first due in calendar year 2020.

FOR THE TAX LEVY

AGAINST THE TAX LEVY
6.                  All formal actions of this Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of the Council, and all deliberations of this Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements, including R.C. § 121.22.

 

7.                  This Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately upon adoption.

 

______________________________ seconded the motion.

 

Voted on and signed this ____________________, 2018, in the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio.

 

________________________________________________

RAY DELONG, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

ATTEST:

 

 

________________________________

AIMEE LICHTY, Fiscal Officer

 

 

First Reading: _____________________

 

Second Reading:____________________

 

Third Reading:______________________

 

 

State of Ohio

Paulding County

 

I, the undersigned Fiscal Officer of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution No. 2018-_____ is taken and copied from the record of proceedings of the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, and that it has been compared by me with the resolution on the record and is a true and accurate copy. Further, I certify that the adoption of such resolution occurred in an open meeting held in compliance with R.C. § 121.22.

 

Date: _________________

 

_______________________________________

Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio

 

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