ORDINANCE NO. 2019-09
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 4 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-17 INCREASING WATER RATES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAUDLING, OHIO, SECTION 4 SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSING THE SALE OF TREATED BULK WATER, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, passed Ordinance No. 2018-17 on December 10, 2018, after three readings, said Ordinance increasing the water rates for the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, Ohio; and
WHEREAS, Section 4 of Ordinance No. 2018-17 addressed treated bulk water and set the rates for the sale of treated bulk water; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, has determined it to be in the best interest of the Village to cease selling treated bulk water due to the high cost associated with providing treated bulk water and the repairs necessitated to the village streets due to the bulk haulers traveling on the same.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. Section 4 of Ordinance No. 2018-17 reads as follows:
Section 4. Treated bulk water may be purchased at the waterworks facility located in the Village. The purchaser of treated bulk water must report to the Utility Billing Office quarterly how much water has been drawn from the treated water hydrant. A metered, back flow protected hydrant, located inside the waterworks facility, will document daily water drawn which will be compared to all water drawn by bulk water haulers. Each purchaser shall be billed once each year on the first (1st) day of November, and the water bill for the purchase of treated bulk water is due and payable on or before the fifteenth (15th) day of November of that same year. The purchase price of treated bulk water at the waterworks facility effective January 1, 2019, January 1, 2020, January 1, 2021, January 1, 2022, January 1, 2023, and January 1, 2024, will be as follows:
January 1, 2019
$8.00 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
January 1, 2020
$8.16 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
January 1, 2021
$8.32 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
January 1, 2022
$8.49 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
January 1, 2023
$8.83 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
January 1, 2024
$9.01 for each one thousand (1,000) gallons
Section 2. Section 4 of Ordinance No. 2018-17 is hereby repealed.
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 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 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, and for the further reason to repeal Section 4 of Ordinance No. 2018-17 to cease selling treated bulk water due to the high cost associated with providing the same and repairs necessitated to village streets as a result of bulk haulers traveling on the same, and this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Enacted this _____ day of ______________, 2019.
Ray DeLong, Mayor
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer