AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING
THE MAYOR AND PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
TO ENTER INTO A REGIONAL STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE
NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT.
WHEREAS, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, (“District”) pursuant to the authority of Ohio Revised Code Chapter 6119, and Title V of the District’s Stormwater Management Code (Title V) is authorized to provide overall Stormwater Management of the Regional Stormwater System, including planning, financing, design, improvement, construction, inspection, monitoring, maintenance, operation, and regulation for the proper handling of stormwater runoff and the development and provision of technical support information and services to Member Communities; and
WHEREAS, the District has been established as a regional governmental entity mandated to operate and maintain a Regional Stormwater System in the general area encompassing fully or partially the Village; and
WHEREAS, flooding is a significant threat to public and private property, streambank erosion is a significant threat to public and private property, water quality, wildlife, and aquatic and terrestrial habitats; and inadequate stormwater management practices damage the water resources of Northeast Ohio, impairing the ability of these waters to sustain ecological and aquatic systems; and
Whereas, there is a manifest need for a watershed-based approach to stormwater management to effectively and efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain long-term solutions to stormwater problems; and
WHEREAS, to ensure the consistent and coordinated delivery of District Regional Stormwater Management Program services within the Village, a Service Agreement between the District and Mayfield Village is required.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:
SECTION 1. The Mayor and President of Council are hereby and herein authorized and directed to enter into a Regional Stormwater Management Program Service Agreement By and Between The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Village of Mayfield, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit “A”, to provide overall stormwater management of the regional stormwater system in Mayfield Village.
SECTION 2. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of the Council relating to the adoption of this Resolution 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 3. This Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Mayfield Village. It shall, therefore, take effect immediately upon 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.