ORDINANCE NO. 2023-13
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2022-23, AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE TIME AND PLACE OF REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO, FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2023, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTION 2 FOR TIME OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, adopted Ordinance No. 2022-23 to establish the time and place of regular council meetings for the calendar year 2023; and
WHEREAS, due to scheduling issues in meeting on the third (3 rd ) Monday of each month and in accordance with Section 3 of Ordinance No. 2022-23, the Council desires to amend the time of regular meetings of the Council for calendar year 2023 starting with the regular council meeting in May as provided herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio, as follows:
Section 1. That Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2022-23 currently reads as follows:
Section 2. Regular meetings of the Council shall be held on the third (3 rd) Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m., except for those third (3 rd ) Mondays that are deemed a holiday under the personnel manual of the Village of Antwerp, then the regular council meeting shall be the third (3 rd) Wednesday of that month at 5:30 p.m., which includes the regular meeting of the Council for January 2023, February 2023, and June 2023. The regular meeting of the Council for January 2023 will be held on January 18, 2023, at 5:30 p.m., the regular meeting of the Council for February 2023 will be held on February 1 5, 2023, at 5:30 p.m., and the regular meeting of the Council for June 2023, will be held on June 21 , 2023, at 5:30 p.m.
Section 2. That Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2022-23 is hereby amended as follows:
Section 2. Regular meetings of the Council shall be held on the second (2 nd ) Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in effect for regular meetings of the Council starting in May 2023 and be subject to amendment at the request of the Mayor of the Village of Antwerp or at the request of a member of the Council. Notice of any change in the time and/or place of a regular meeting of the Council shall be provided in accordance with Ordinance No. 2012-18 and Ordinance No. 2022-09.
Section 4. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning or 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, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section 5. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that due to scheduling conflicts, Council is requesting this change to the regular council meeting times effective for the May 2023 council meeting and the regular council meetings for the remainder of calendar year 2023, and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed this 17th day of April, 2023.
Mayor, Village of Antwerp