ORDINANCE NO. 2019-07
AN ORDINANCE RATIFFYING THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION OF WATER PLANT DRIVE AS A PUBLIC STREET AND ALL UTILITY EASEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STREET, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, Water Plant Drive was conveyed to the Village of Antwerp and dedicated to the Village of Antwerp as a public street and the Village of Antwerp accepted this dedication; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp desires to ratify the acceptance of the dedication of Water Plant Drive as a public street and all utility easements associated with this street.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Village of Antwerp, Ohio, accepted the dedication of Water Plant Drive as a public street and acknowledges that Water Plant Drive has been a public street for all intents and purposes since such dedication. The Council previously accepted such dedication by common law established by the public use and by the act of the Village authorities in maintaining and improving Water Plant Drive. The Council hereby ratifies such acceptance in accordance with Ohio Revised Code § 723.03, and acknowledges the acceptance of Water Plant Drive as a public street and all utility easements associated with Water Plant Drive.
Section 2. 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.
Section 3. This Ordinance is deemed an emergency measure necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare and for the further reason to ratify the acceptance of the dedication of Water Plant Drive as a public street within the Village of Antwerp, and this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed: __________________, 2019
Ray DeLong, Mayor
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer