Ordinance 2015-31: Utility Deposit Increase

ORDINANCE NO. 2015-31

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2007-21

AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP TO UTILIZE A CONTRACT

FOR UTILITY SERVICES PROVIDED TO PROPERTY OWNERS THAT RENT

SAID PROPERTY TO TENANTS IN THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO

 

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp previously enacted Ordinance No. 2007‑21 authorizing the Village of Antwerp to utilize a contract for utility services provided to property owners that rent property to tenants in the Village of Antwerp, Ohio; and

 

WHEREAS, due to the cost increase for utility services in the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, there is a need to increase the security deposit required for rental properties from $100.00 to $150.00 and to revise the Contract for Utility Services to reflect this increase.

 

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

 

Section 1.  That Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2007‑21 currently reads as follows:

 

This Contract will provide a security deposit to the Village of Antwerp of $100.00 to be paid by tenants renting property in order to protect the Village of Antwerp in providing utility services to these rental properties.  In addition, the Contract makes the property owner ultimately responsible for any past‑due utility service charges not paid by tenants of said rental properties.

 

Section 2.  That Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2007‑21 is amended to read as follows:

 

This Contract will provide a security deposit to the Village of Antwerp of $150.00 to be paid by tenants renting property in order to protect the Village of Antwerp in providing utility services to these rental properties.  In addition, the Contract makes the property owner ultimately responsible for any past‑due utility service charges not paid by tenants of said rental properties.

 

Section 3.  Previous ordinances and/or any portions thereof, including Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2007‑21, and rules of the Village of Antwerp that are not consistent with this Ordinance are hereby set aside, revoked and held for naught.

 

Section 4.  It is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that result in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements.

 

Section 5.  This Ordinance shall take effect and be enforced after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Date: ______________________

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Thomas D. Van Vlerah

Mayor of the Village of Antwerp

 

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

 

First Reading: ______________________

 

Second Reading: ____________________

 

Third Reading: _____________________