ORDINANCE NO. 2014-10
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF REAL ESTATE
OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO PURSUANT TO
OHIO REVISED CODE § 721.03 AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO
ENTER INTO LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE HIGHEST AND BEST BIDDER
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio owns real estate consisting of 22.4 acres of tillable farm ground, located in Section 35 of Carryall Township, more particularly described in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference (the “Real Estate”); and
WHEREAS, the Real Estate is not needed for any municipal purpose and the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio passed, by unanimous approval, a motion at its meeting on March 17, 2014, authorizing the Fiscal Officer for the Village of Antwerp to let bids for the lease of said Real Estate to be occupied and used for agricultural purposes only; and
WHEREAS, the Council, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code § 721.03 desires to lease the Real Estate for agricultural purposes to the highest and best bidder.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, Ohio:
Section 1. The Real Estate be leased to the highest and best bidder for agricultural purposes only for a five (5) year period commencing on January 1, 2015, said highest and best bidder being Mike Wiesehan.
Section 2. The Mayor of the Village of Antwerp is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Lease Agreement by and between the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, as the Landlord, and Mike Wiesehan, as the Renter, which Lease Agreement is attached hereto and marked as Exhibit B and incorporated herein by reference.
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 shall be in effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Date _________________ __________________________________________
Tom Van Vlerah, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Loretta Baker, Fiscal Officer