Ordinance 2013-15

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AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
ADOPTING NEW CODIFIED ORDINANCE SECTION 1353.075
RELATING TO TRIMMING AND PRESERVATION OF TREES;
REMOVAL OF DANGEROUS TREES.

WHEREAS, at the request of the Village’s Building Commissioner and review by the Ordinance Review Committee it is their collective recommendation and the Ordinance Review Committee has approved the adoption of new Codified Ordinance Section 1353.075 TRIMMING AND PRESERVATION OF TREES; REMOVAL OF DANGEROUS TREES; and

WHEREAS, this new Section will permit the Building Commissioner and/or Service Director to consult with the Village’s Certified Arborist from time to time to inspect trees and shrubs located upon the exterior property areas and tree lawns that may pose a nuisance to persons, neighboring property, public property and public infrastructure; and

WHEREAS, Village Council deems it in the best interest of the Village and its residents to adopt new Codified Ordinance Section 1353.075 as recommended by the Village’s Building Commissioner and Ordinance Review Committee.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:

SECTION 1.  New Section 1353.075 of the Village’s Codified Ordinances is enacted as per the recommendation of the Ordinance Review Committee and shall read as more fully set forth in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

SECTION 2. All other provisions of the Village Codified Ordinances not inconsistent herewith shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 3 . The Clerk of Council is authorized and directed to forward a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Codifier of the Village of Mayfield.

SECTION 4. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of this Council relating to the adoption of this Ordinance have been taken at open meetings of this Council; and that deliberations of this Council and of its committees, resulting in such formal action, took

place in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all statutory requirements including the requirements of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

SECTION 5.  This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure immediately necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Mayfield Village, Ohio.  It shall, therefore, take effect immediately upon the passage by the affirmative vote of not less than five (5) members elected to Council and approval by the Mayor or otherwise at the earliest time allowed by law.