Ordinance 2015-41: Establish Fund for Fire Levy

ORDINANCE NO. 2015-41

 

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL FUND FOR THE REVENUE GENERATED BY THE SPECIAL LEVY OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, SUCH LEVY PASSED BY THE ELECTORS FOR THE PURPOSES PROVIDED UNDER O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING FIRE APPARATUS, APPLIANCES, AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING A PUMPER/TANKER FIRE ENGINE AND FIRE GEAR FOR FIREFIGHTING PERSONNEL, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Council for the Village of Antwerp finds it necessary to establish a special fund as required under O.R.C. § 5705.09(D) for the revenue generated by the special levy of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, such levy passed by the electors at the general election conducted on November 4, 2014, for the purposes provided under O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), including but not limited to providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, and equipment including a pumper/tanker fire engine and fire gear for firefighting personnel.  This is an additional levy for a five (5) year period commencing in year 2015, first due in calendar year 2016.

 

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

 

Section 1.  The Council of the Village of Antwerp authorizes the Fiscal Officer of the Village of Antwerp to establish a special fund as required under O.R.C. § 5705.09(D) for the revenue generated by the special levy of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, such levy passed by the electors for the purposes provided under O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), including but not limited to providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, and equipment including a pumper/tanker fire engine and fire gear for firefighting personnel.

 

Section 2.  The revenue authorized to be placed in this fund shall be from the special levy passed by the electors of the Village of Antwerp at the general election conducted on November 4, 2014, for the purposes provided under O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), including but not limited to providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, and equipment including a pumper/tanker fire engine and fire gear for firefighting personnel. This is an additional levy for a five (5) year period commencing in year 2015, first due in calendar year 2016.

 

Section 3.  All revenue derived from this special levy shall be credited to this special fund for the purposes for which the levy was made in accordance with O.R.C. § 5705.10(C).

 

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

 

Section 5.  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 necessary for the Village of Antwerp to establish the special fund for the revenue generated by the special levy for the purposes provided under O.R.C. § 5705.19(I), including but not limited to providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, and equipment including a pumper/tanker fire engine and fire gear for firefighting personnel.  This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

Passed this ____ day of December, 2015.

 

 

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Thomas D. VanVlerah, Mayor

Attest:                                                                         Village of Antwerp

 

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer