Resolution 2016-04: To Support Establishing Maumee River Water Trail

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-04

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MAUMEE RIVER WATER TRAIL AS A DESIGNATED WATER TRAIL BY THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES; AND

DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the Toledo Metroparks and Defiance County Soil & Water Conservation District have proposed the establishment of the Maumee River Water Trail as a means to encourage tourism, eco-friendly, educational, historical, cultural and recreational activities on the Maumee River; and

 

WHEREAS, said Water Trail designation must meet the criteria and guidelines for approval by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio:

 

Section 1.  The Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio declares its support for the establishment of the Maumee River Water Trail as a means to encourage tourism, eco-friendly, educational, historical, cultural and recreational activities on the Maumee River.

 

Section 2.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Resolution 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 all lawful ordinances, resolutions and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 3.  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 for Council to declare its support in a timely manner, and this Resolution 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.

 

ENACTED THIS ______ day of June, 2016.

 

 

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Ray DeLong, Mayor

Village of Antwerp

 

 

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer