ORDINANCE NO. 2021-18
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A REAL ESTATE PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE OWNED BY ALAN E. FRANKLIN LOCATED AT 402 STONE STREET, ANTWERP, OHIO, SPECIFICALLY THE 0.048 ACRES OF SAID REAL ESTATE IN WHICH ANTWERP’S LIFT STATION IS LOCATED, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, installed a lift station on real estate owned by Alan E. Franklin, which is part of Auditor’s Parcel I.D. No. 12-33S-002-05, located at 402 Stone Street, Antwerp, Ohio 45813, 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 needed for municipal purposes and the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, in exercising its general powers under Ohio Revised Code § 715.01, et seq., and the specific power to acquire by purchase real estate under Ohio Revised Code § 717.01(A), finds it necessary to purchase the Antwerp Lift Station 0.048 acres as identified in Exhibit A.
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 Alan E. Franklin, is needed for municipal purposes and that it is in the best interest of the Village that said property be purchased due to the existence of Antwerp’s Lift Station on said Real Estate.
Section 2. The Mayor is authorized to enter into the Real Estate Purchase Agreement and all necessary documents to effectuate the purchase of the Real Estate. A copy of the proposed Real Estate Purchase Agreement is attached hereto and marked as Exhibit B.
Section 3. The Village shall pay $3,100.00 for the purchase 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 purchase the Real Estate where the Antwerp Lift Station is located, and it 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 ___________, 2021.
Jan Reeb, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer