Ordinance 2018-11: Amendment to Ordinance 2013-30 Section 5

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-11

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 5 ON PROCEDURE WHEN OWNER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH NOTICE VIOLATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2013-30 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE REGULATION OF WEEDS AND LITTER ON PRIVATE PROPERTY IN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp previously enacted Ordinance No. 2013-30 establishing the regulations of weeds and litter on private property in the Village of Antwerp, Ohio; and

 

WHEREAS, due to the need to address the costs incurred by the Village to cut and destroy noxious weeds as set forth in Section 5 of Ordinance No. 2013-30 regarding the procedure when owner fails to comply with notice of violation, Section 5 of Ordinance No. 2013-30 needs amended to increase the charges for cutting and destroying noxious weeds by the Village.

 

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

 

Section 1.  That Section 5 of Ordinance No. 2013-30 currently reads as follows:

 

Section 5.  Procedure When Owner Fails to Comply with Notice of Violation.  If the owner, lessee, agent, or tenant having charge of the lands mentioned in this Ordinance fails to comply with the notice required by Section 2, the Village Council may cause such noxious weeds to be cut and destroyed and may employ the necessary labor to perform the task.  All expenses incurred shall, when approved by the Village Council, be paid out of the money in the treasury of the Village not otherwise appropriated.  The charge for cutting and destroying noxious weeds on any lot in the Village shall be $50.00, except for a lot that is larger than one-half (½) acre.  The charge for cutting and destroying noxious weeds on any lot in the Village that is larger than one-half (½) acre shall be $75.00.

 

Section 2.  That Section 5 of Ordinance No. 2013-30 is amended to read as follows:

 

Section 5.  Procedure When Owner Fails to Comply with Notice of Violation.  If the owner, lessee, agent, or tenant having charge of the lands mentioned in this Ordinance fails to comply with the notice required by Section 2, the Village Council may cause such noxious weeds to be cut and destroyed and may employ the necessary labor to perform the task.  All expenses incurred shall, when approved by the Village Council, be paid out of the money in the treasury of the Village not otherwise appropriated.  The charge for cutting and destroying noxious weeds on any lot in the Village shall be $100.00, except for a lot that is larger than one-half (½) acre.  The charge for cutting and destroying noxious weeds on any lot in the Village that is larger than one-half (½) acre shall be $200.00.

 

Section 3.  Previous ordinances and/or any portions thereof, including Section 5 of Ordinance No. 2013-30, and rules of the Village of Antwerp that are not consistent with this Ordinance are hereby set aside, revoked and held for naught.

 

Section 4.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in open meetings of this Council, and that all deliberations of the 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 all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 5.  This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Enacted this _____ day of ______________, 2018.

 

 

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Ray Delong

Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

 

 

First Reading: ______________________

 

 

Second Reading: ____________________

 

 

Third Reading: _____________________

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