ORDINANCE NO. 2015-20
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO PURSUANT TO OHIO REVISED CODE § 721.03; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, owns real estate consisting of two (2) separate parcels, Parcel I.D. No. 12-01S-010-00 and Parcel I.D. No. 12-01S-0090-00, located at 118 Oswalt Street and 120 Oswalt Street respectively in the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, comprised of Village owned property, which was donated to the Village more than five (5) years ago, said real estate more particularly described in the Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference (collectively, the “Real Estate”); and
WHEREAS, the Real Estate is not needed for any municipal purpose and the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio desires to offer said Real Estate for sale in the manner authorized by law; and
WHEREAS, this Council, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code § 721.03, desires to sell the Real Estate to the highest bidder, after advertisement once a week for five (5) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation within the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio:
Section 1. It is hereby found that the Real Estate identified above and more fully described in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, currently owned by the Village of Antwerp, is not needed for any municipal purpose and that it is in the best interest of the Village that said property be sold.
Section 2. The Village Administrator is hereby authorized to advertise for sale bids to sell the Real Estate with a minimum bid of Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($11,500.00) for the property located at 118 Oswalt Street and Nine Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($9,200.00) for the property located at 120 Oswalt Street.
Section 3. The Fiscal Officer of the Village of Antwerp is hereby instructed and directed to cause legal notice to bidders to be published for five (5) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation within the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.
Section 4. At its next regular meeting following the advertisement for bids as provided by law and public bid opening, this Council may authorize the Mayor to execute a contract for sale in Quitclaim Deed(s) conveying the Real Estate to the highest bidder responding fully to the advertisement for bids. This Council may reject any bids found to be nonresponsive or otherwise deficient, or may reject all bids.
Section 5. It is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in open meetings 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 Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section 6. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, necessary to expedite the bidding process relating to the sale of the Real Estate, and shall take effect immediately upon its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Date _________________ ________________________________________
Thomas D. Van Vlerah, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer
Parcel I.D. No. 12-01S-010-00 located at 118 Oswalt Street, Antwerp, Ohio, more fully described as follows:
Situated in the County of Paulding, in the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Antwerp, to-wit:
Lot Number Eleven (11) in Banks Addition to the aforesaid Village except fifty (50) feet by parallel lines off the south side thereof.
Parcel I.D. No. 12-01S-0090-00 located at 120 Oswalt Street, Antwerp, Ohio more fully described as follows:
Lot Number Eight (8) in Bank’s Addition to the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio.