ORDINANCE NO. 2017-09
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE PERSONNEL MANUAL FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, SPECIFICALLY TO ADDRESS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE NEW STATUTORY PROVISION FOR CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN LICENSEES, TO CLARIFY SICK LEAVE BENEFITS, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp desires to amend the Personnel Manual for the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Village of Antwerp, Ohio, amends the Personnel Manual, and adds language in Sections VI and VII entitled Drug Free Workforce Policy and Substance Abuse Policy respectively to address medical marijuana, adds language in Section 24.02(C)(8) and Section XXXII entitled Workplace Violence to address concealed carry handgun licenses and an employee’s right to keep a firearm or ammunition in the employee’s privately owned vehicle, and clarifies language in Section X entitled Sick Leave to note this is a benefit of full-time employees. A copy of the amendments to the Personnel Manual is attached hereto and made a part hereof as Exhibit A.
Section 2. 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.
Section 3. This Ordinance is deemed an emergency measure necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare and for the further reason to modify the Personnel Manual effective upon passage of this Ordinance, and this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed this 20th day of March, 2017.
Ray DeLong, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer