ORDINANCE NO. 2022-01
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP TO ENTER INTO A DELINQUENT DEBT COLLECTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp, Ohio (the “Village”) through its Emergency Medical Services (“EMS”) Department has delinquent EMS debts; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code § 131.02, the Village can request the Ohio Attorney General to undertake the collection of delinquent debts, including EMS debts; and
WHEREAS, the Village desires to enter into a Delinquent Debt Collection Agreement between the Ohio Attorney General and the Village for the collection of the EMS debts (the “Agreement”).
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, and State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Mayor of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, is hereby authorized to enter into the Delinquent Debt Collection Agreement between the Ohio Attorney General and the Village of Antwerp for the purpose of the Ohio Attorney General collecting the EMS debts on behalf of the Village. A true and accurate copy of said Agreement and the Local Government Debt Collection Business Rules are attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Section 2. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, concerning and 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, and in compliance with all legal requirements.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
PASSED this _____ day of _______________, 2022.
Jan Reeb, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer
First Reading: ____________________
Second Reading: __________________
Third Reading: ___________________