RESOLUTION NO. 2019-04
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP AND THE PAULDING COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE FOR THE USE OF GRANT FUNDS TO PURCHASE MARCS PORTABLE AND MOBILE RADIO UNITS TO BE UTILIZED BY VARIOUS AGENCIES IN PAULDING COUNTY, INCLUDING THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded grant funds from the Home Land Security to purchase MARCS portable and mobile radio units that may be utilized by various agencies in Paulding County, including the Village of Antwerp Police Department; and
WHEREAS, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office agrees to provide the Village of Antwerp with six (6) portable radios and three (3) mobile radios to be utilized by the Village Police Department. These radio units will be owned by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office for ten (10) years and thereafter ownership shall be transferred to the Village of Antwerp consistent with the terms of the grant; and
WHEREAS, this Council now wishes to approve the acceptance of these radio units with the understanding that the Village agrees to provide all maintenance for the radio units received and shall pay the monthly user fee to MARCS, and the Council wishes to authorize the execution of any necessary documents, including a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office to this effect.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding County, State of Ohio:
Section 1. This Council formally approves the acceptance of the six (6) portable radios and three (3) mobile radios to be utilized by the Village of Antwerp Police Department in accordance with the grant awarded to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.
Section 2. This Council further authorizes and directs the Mayor of the Village to execute any documents necessary, including a Memorandum of Understanding with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, in substantially the same form as set forth in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, to effectuate the acceptance of these radio units with the condition that ownership will transfer to the Village in ten (10) years and, in addition, the Village will provide all maintenance for the radio units received and pay the monthly user fee to MARCS.
Section 3. It is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this Council and any of its Committees that resulted in such formal action were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements, including 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 needs to receive the radio units from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office in order to participate in the county-wide dispatch system, and 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.
Passed this ____ day of March, 2019.
Ray DeLong, Mayor
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer