RESOLUTION NO. 2021-14
A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE SOUTH ERIE STREET SIDEWALKS PROJECT, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp seeks funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation (“ODOT”) to expand the sidewalk along South Erie Street to begin at the intersection of Waterplant Drive and terminate at the driveway entrance to Dollar General; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp will provide design services and pay for all construction costs beyond the amount of grant funding available if the Village receives the ODOT grant award for this purpose, which may include the levying of assessments to construct said sidewalks; and
WHEREAS, the funding for this project would provide active transportation connectivity to the only grocery store within the Village.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. The Council of the Village of Antwerp hereby supports the South Erie Street Sidewalk project as a means to enable safer active transportation to the only grocery store located within the Village.
Section 2. It is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this 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 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 that the Village needs to expand the sidewalk along South Erie Street to enable safer pedestrian access to the only grocery store within the Village, 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.
Passed this ____ day of December, 2021.
Jan Reeb, Mayor
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer