RESOLUTION NO. 2023-05
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COMMUNITY PARK, RECREATION/CONSERVATION PROJECT PASS-THROUGH GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ACCEPT AN AWARD OF GRANT FUNDS FOR THE HOLLY KOBEE MEMORIAL SPLASH PAD PROJECT, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp (“Village”) has been awarded grant funds from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (“ODNR”), the total amount of said grant being $125,000.00 with $122,500.00 of said grant amount being provided to the Village and $2,500.00 being retained by the ODNR for administrative costs associated with the project referenced herein; and
WHEREAS, the grant funds so awarded must be used for the costs associated with the construction of a park and recreation or conservation facility, more fully described as the “Antwerp Holly Kobee Memorial Splash Pad”, project reference number PAUL-009C (referred to herein and in the Grant Agreement as the “Project”), that will be installed in the Riverside Veterans Memorial Park and in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Grant Agreement; and
WHEREAS, this Council now wishes to approve the acceptance of these grant funds to be used for the Project, and the Council wishes to authorize the execution of the Grant Agreement to this effect.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:
Section 1. This Council formally approves the acceptance of the grant award in the amount of $122,500.00 to be used for the Project, and in accordance with the Grant Agreement to that effect.
Section 2. This Council further authorizes and directs the Mayor of the Village to execute the Capital Improvement Community Park, Recreation/Conservation Project Pass-Through Grant Agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, in substantially the same form as set forth in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, to effectuate the acceptance of these grant funds for the Project.
Section 3. 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 4. 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 receive the grant funds in order to proceed with the Project, 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 20th day of March, 2023
Jan Reeb, Mayor of Antwerp
Attest: Kevin Hornish, Fiscal Officer