ORDINANCE NO. 2019-18
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT AND ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP LOCATED AT 106 ½ ARCHER DRIVE, ANTWERP, OHIO, TO THE HIGHEST AND BEST BIDDER, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, owns real estate consisting of one parcel, Auditor’s Parcel I.D. No. 12-03S-002-00, located at 106 ½ Archer Drive, Antwerp, Ohio 45813, comprised of Village owned property, said real estate more particularly described in the Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference (the “Real Estate”); and
WHEREAS, the Real Estate is not needed for any municipal purpose and the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, by the passage of Ordinance No. 2019-14, authorized the advertisement for bids for the sale of the Real Estate in the manner authorized by law; and
WHEREAS, the bids for the sale of the Real Estate have been tabulated and the highest bidders, after advertisement once a week for five (5) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation within the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, are Timothy Yenser and Cynthia Yenser, husband and wife.
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 to the highest bidders, Timothy Yenser and Cynthia Yenser, husband and wife.
Section 2. The Mayor is authorized to enter into a contract for the sale of the Real Estate and to execute a Quit-Claim Deed to convey the Real Estate. A copy of the proposed Real Estate Purchase Agreement is attached hereto and marked as Exhibit B, and a copy of the proposed Quit-Claim Deed is attached hereto and marked as Exhibit C.
Section 3. The Village shall receive $42,151.10 for the sale of the Real Estate.
Section 4. 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 5. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, necessary to award the bid to the highest bidder for 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.
Passed this ____ day of October, 2019.
Ray Delong, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer