RESOLUTION NO. 2017-09
A RESOLUTION TO CREATE NEW FUNDS FOR REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES
FOR THE COMPOST SITE AND TRASH COLLECTION FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp has determined the need to create two (2) new funds: (1) a new fund for revenue and expenditures for the Compost Site maintained for the benefit of the residents of the Village of Antwerp, and (2) a new fund for revenue and expenditures for collecting and removing residential garbage, rubbish, refuse and bulky waste; and
WHEREAS, the Auditor of the State has to approve the creation of these funds in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 5705.12 and Auditor of State Bulletin 99-006; and
WHEREAS, it is immediately necessary to establish the Compost Site Fund for the 2018 budget being proposed for acceptance by the Council of the Village of Antwerp at the regular Council meeting in December and to establish the Trash Fund retroactive to January 1, 2015, said funds to be designated as follows:
Compost Site Fund
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio, that:
Section 1. The Village Fiscal Officer is hereby directed and authorized to take all the steps necessary or appropriate, in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code and the State Auditor’s Office, to create new funds, one designated as the Compost Site Fund and one designated as the Trash Fund.
Section 2. The source of revenue deposited into the Compost Site Fund shall be fees collected from Village residents to provide yard waste disposal services, which fees collected will be used to pay the anticipated expenditures necessary to maintain the Compost Site in accordance with the standards of the Ohio EPA.
Section 3. The source of revenue deposited into the Trash Fund are the fees collected from users and consumers of the residential garbage, rubbish, refuse and bulky waste collection services provided by the Village, said service commenced in 2015. The purpose of the Trash Fund is to segregate the trash collection fees paid and to submit those to the trash collection provider. The establishment of the Trash Fund is requested to be established retroactive to January 1, 2015.
Section 4. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting 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 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 to establish the Compost Site Fund and Trash Fund to collect revenue and make necessary expenditures to provide these services 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 force after the earliest period allowed by law.
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Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer