RESOLUTION NO. 2014-05
A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP URGING OHIO VOTERS
TO SUPPORT STATE ISSUE 1, RENEWAL OF THE STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM, ON THE MAY 6, 2014 BALLOT; AND
DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, Ohio local communities are in continuing need of support for vital road, bridge, sewer, water and other infrastructure projects; and
WHEREAS, Ohio has in place a state program of support for local communities which not only helps to fund infrastructure projects, but also creates large numbers of construction and allied jobs; and
WHEREAS, the Ohio State Capital Improvements Program has successfully provided support for more than 11,500 such projects and resulting job creation since its inception in 1987; and
WHEREAS, Issue 1 on the May 6, 2014 statewide ballot provides Ohio voters with the opportunity to renew the program by authorizing issuance of $1.875 billion in capital improvement bonds; and
WHEREAS, no new taxes are required to fund repayment of the bonds.
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 State Issue 1, and urges Ohio voters to cast their votes in support of continuing the infrastructure improvement and job creation Issue 1 will foster.
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 that State Issue 1 is on the statewide ballot for May 6, 2014, 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 April, 2014.
Tom VanVlerah, Mayor
Village of Antwerp
Loretta Baker, Fiscal Officer