RESOLUTION NO. 2014-09
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, TO PREPARE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AND TO EXECUTE CONTRACTS AS REQUIRED FOR WATERLINE REPAIRS AND/OR REPLACEMENT ALONG WEST WOODCOX STREET; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the State Capital Improvement Program provides financial assistance to political subdivisions for capital improvements to public infrastructure; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp must make capital improvements to the West Woodcox Street waterlines, hydrants, valves and new services/meters; and
WHEREAS, the infrastructure improvement herein above described is considered to be a priority need for the community and is a qualified project under the Ohio Public Works Commission (“OPWC”) programs.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Mayor of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, is hereby authorized to apply to the OPWC for funds to make capital improvements to the West Woodcox Street Waterline.
Section 2. The Mayor of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, is further authorized to enter into any agreements as may be necessary and appropriate for obtaining this financial assistance.
Section 3. The Village has experienced a real and present emergency arising in connection with the operation and maintenance of its Water Works System, specifically, the waterline located on West Woodcox Street, and the Village authorizes the Administrator for the Village of Antwerp to enter into a contract for the work to be done and to purchase any supplies and materials without formal bidding and advertising pursuant to Ohio Revised Code § 735.051.
Section 4. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, concerning or relating to the passage of this Resolution 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.
Section 5. This Resolution 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 the Village is in immediate need of waterline repairs and/or replacement on West Woodcox Street for the well being of the residents and this Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in full force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Tom VanVlerah, Mayor
Village of Antwerp
Loretta Baker, Fiscal Officer