Resolution 2015-02: Cemetery Levy

RESOLUTION NO. 2015-02

A RESOLUTION DETERMINING TO PROCEED WITH THE SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS

OF THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION

OHIO REVISED CODE SECTIONS 5705.19, 5705.191, 5705.25, AND 5705.26

 

THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP OF PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO, MET IN REGULAR SESSION OF THE COUNCIL ON THE _____ DAY OF ____________, 2015.

THE COUNCIL MET AT TOWN HALL FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP LOCATED AT 118 NORTH MAIN STREET, ANTWERP, OHIO, WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ______________________________________

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__________________________ MOVED THE ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION:

WHEREAS, ON THE 20th DAY OF APRIL, 2015, THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP ADOPTED A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY TO THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT WOULD BE GENERATED BY EIGHT-TENTHS OF ONE MILL FOR A RENEWAL LEVY FOR CEMETERY MAINTENANCE AND OPERATING EXPENSES, IN ORDER TO SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION AS DESCRIBED HEREIN, A COPY OF WHICH RESOLUTION WAS CERTIFIED TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF PAULDING COUNTY; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNTY AUDITOR HAS CERTIFIED TO THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP THAT THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP IS $19,124,570.00, AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT WOULD BE GENERATED BY EIGHT-TENTHS OF ONE MILL WOULD BE $14,553.00; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP DECLARES THAT THE AMOUNT OF TAXES WHICH MAY BE RAISED WITHIN THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION WILL BE INSUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE FOR THE NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS OF THE VILLAGE AND IT IS NECESSARY TO LEVY A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE LIMITATION.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, COUNTY OF PAULDING, STATE OF OHIO, THAT:

SECTION 1. THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP DESIRES AND DETERMINES TO PROCEED WITH THE SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF THE QUESTION OF LEVYING A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE TEN-MILL LIMITATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO FOR THE PURPOSES PROVIDED UNDER OHIO REVISED CODE SECTION 5705.19(T) FOR MAINTAINING AND OPERATING A CEMETERY AT A RATE NOT EXCEEDING EIGHT-TENTHS OF ONE MILL FOR EACH ONE DOLLAR ($1.00) OF VALUATION, WHICH AMOUNTS TO EIGHT CENTS ($0.08) FOR EACH ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) OF VALUATION FOR FIVE (5) YEARS, AND WHICH LEVY IS A RENEWAL LEVY.

SECTION 2. THE QUESTION OF APPROVING THE LEVY SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE ELECTORS OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP AT THE ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE 3rd DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2015.  THE RENEWAL LEVY WILL BE FOR A FIVE (5) YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING IN YEAR 2016, FIRST DUE IN THE CALENDAR YEAR 2017, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF OHIO REVISED CODE SECTION 5705.34, IF A MAJORITY OF THE ELECTORS VOTING THEREON VOTE IN FAVOR THEREOF.

SECTION 3. THE FISCAL OFFICER OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP IS DIRECTED TO CERTIFY A COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO, NOT LESS THAN NINETY (90) DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION, AND NOTIFY SAID BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO CAUSE NOTICE OF ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF LEVYING SAID TAX TO BE GIVEN AS REQUIRED BY LAW.

SECTION 4. IT IS FOUND AND DETERMINED THAT ALL FORMAL ACTIONS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP CONCERNING AND RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF THIS RESOLUTION WERE ADOPTED IN AN OPEN MEETING OF THE COUNCIL, AND THAT ALL DELIBERATION OF THE COUNCIL AND OF ANY OF ITS COMMITTEES THAT RESULTED IN THOSE FORMAL ACTIONS WERE IN MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, IN COMPLIANCE WITH LAW.

_________________________________________SECONDED THE RESOLUTION AND THE ROLL BEING CALL UPON ITS ADOPTION, THE VOTE RESULTED AS FOLLOWS:

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ADOPTED THE ________DAY OF ________________, 2015.

 

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FISCAL OFFICER

 

FIRST READING: ______________________

SECOND READING: ___________________

THIRD READING: _____________________

STATE OF OHIO, PAULDING COUNTY:

I, AIMEE LICHTY, FISCAL OFFICER OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, OHIO, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE FOREGOING IS TAKEN AND COPIED FROM THE RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE  VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, AND THE SAME HAS BEEN COMPARED BY ME WITH THE RESOLUTION OF SAID RECORD, AND THAT IT IS A TRUE AND CORRECT COPY THEREOF.

WITNESS MY SIGNATURE THIS ________DAY OF ______________________2015.

 

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FISCAL OFFICER