Ordinance 2015-13: Right-of-Way Acquisition for Safe Routes to School

ORDINANCE NO.  2015-13

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER INTO

AN AGREEMENT WITH O.R. COLAN ASSOCIATES FOR THE PURPOSE OF

RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISITION FOR THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT IDENTIFIED AS PAU SRTS ANTWERP PHASE II PID 93589,

AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp enacted an ordinance, Ordinance No. 2015‑08, approving preliminary participatory legislation for the project identified as PAU SRTS Antwerp Phase II PID 93589 on February 23, 2015, said ordinance providing the Ohio Department of Transportation consent to construct the sidewalks along the west side of Harman Road from the Antwerp School to Canal Street and along the north side of Canal Street from Harman Road westerly to Kroos Street; and

 

WHEREAS, as part of this project, right‑of‑way must be acquired on the property along the west side of Harman Road from Canal Street; and

 

WHEREAS, attempts to acquire right‑of‑way from the property owner of said property has been unsuccessful and, in order to proceed with the project, the Village of Antwerp must engage the services of an Ohio Department of Transportation approved consultant for right‑of‑way appraisal and acquisition.

 

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

 

Section 1.  The Ohio Department of Transportation has submitted to the Village of Antwerp a right‑of‑way appraisal and acquisition cost proposal from O.R. Colan Associates, an Ohio Department of Transportation approved consultant, for the purpose of acquiring the necessary right‑of‑way along the west side of Harman Road from Canal Street to proceed with the project known as PAU SRTS Antwerp Phase II PID 93589, said cost proposal being for the total amount of $4,260.00.

 

Section 2.  The Council does hereby authorize the Village Administrator to enter into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Transportation approved consultant, O.R. Colan Associates, for the purpose of right‑of‑way appraisal and acquisitions for the PAU SRTS Antwerp Phase II PID 93589 project.

 

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 the Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal actions, 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 reason to expedite the project referenced herein and to promote highway safety.  This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage and approval, otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Passed: _________________, 2015                            _______________________________________

Thomas D. Van Vlerah

Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer