RESOLUTION NO. 2023-03
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY EMERGENCY GENERATOR EQUIPMENT GRANT AGREEMENT TO ACCEPT AN AWARD OF GRANT FUNDS TO PURCHASE A GENERATOR FOR THE WATER PLANT, AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Village of Antwerp has been awarded grant funds from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, through the Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, in the amount of $50,000.00; and
WHEREAS, the grant funds so awarded must be used for the purchase of emergency generator equipment 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, 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 $50,000.00 to be used for the purpose set forth in the application for said grant funds, the purchase of emergency generator equipment for the water plant, 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 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Emergency Generator Equipment Grant Agreement, 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.
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 purchase of a generator for the water plant, 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 23rd day of February, 2023.
Jan Reeb, Mayor
Attest: Aimee LIchty, Fiscal Officer