Ordinance 2019-01: Transfer To Severance Pay Reserve Fund

ORDINANCE NO. 2019-01

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE FISCAL OFFICER TO

TRANSFER $13,500.00 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE SEVERANCE PAY

RESERVE FUND, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the Village Fiscal Officer has determined that it is necessary to transfer certain funds from the General Fund to the Severance Pay Reserve Fund to accumulate the necessary resources for the payment of accumulated benefits as may be appropriate, which may include accumulated sick leave and/or vacation leave, and/or for payments in lieu of taking compensatory time off, payable upon the termination of employment or retirement of officers and employees of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio; and

 

WHEREAS, the Village Council, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.13(B), may transfer money to this special revenue fund from any other fund of the Village; and

 

WHEREAS, the Village Council desires to transfer funds from the General Fund to the Severance Pay Reserve Fund to accumulate the necessary resources for the purposes set forth in Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.13(B).

 

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

 

Section 1.  The Village Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to transfer the sum of Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($13,500.00) from the General Fund to the Severance Pay Reserve Fund.

 

Section 2.  The transfer of these funds from the General Fund to the Severance Pay Reserve Fund is necessary to accumulate the resources for the payment of accumulated benefits as may be appropriate, which may include accumulated sick leave and/or vacation leave, and/or for payments in lieu of taking compensatory time off, payable upon the termination of employment or retirement of officers and employees of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.

 

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting 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 4.  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 for the further reason that the Village must accumulate the necessary resources for the reasons set forth hereinabove and this Ordinance 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.

 

Date: __________________                          _______________________________

Ray DeLong

Attest:                                                                          Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

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