Ordinance 2014-01

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
ESTABLISHING THE COMPENSATION
OF THE ANIMAL WARDEN FOR
MAYFIELD VILLAGE
, OHIO

WHEREAS, beginning in 1999, Village Council appointed an independent contractor to perform the duties of the Animal Warden; and

WHEREAS, Council, at that time, entered into a contract with Greg Miller Animal Control Services, Inc. being appointed as the Village’s Animal Warden and setting forth the compensation and duties related to such position; and

WHEREAS, at this time, the Village Council wishes to enter into a new agreement with Greg Miller Animal Control Services, Inc. (now also known as A & S Animal Control) (hereinafter collectively “Miller”) for a period of two (2) years to perform various animal control services as required by the Ordinances of Mayfield Village and/or the State of Ohio.

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

SECTION 1. From and after January 1, 2014 Miller is appointed to act as the Village’s Animal Warden and shall so act for a period of two (2) years thereafter, until December 31, 2015.  Miller shall be employed pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit A.  Miller shall be compensated at a rate of Seven Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($715.00) per month for performing the duties of the Village’s Animal Warden.

SECTION 2. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of the Council relating to the enactment 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 3. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure immediately necessary for the immediate preservation of the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Mayfield Village for the reason that such plan was necessary to encourage orderly development in 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.

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