Ordinance 2014-24

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF
A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
WITH THE COUNTY OF CUYAHOGA,
OHIO BENEFITS REGIONALIZATION PROGRAM
AS AND FOR EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE
AND HOSPITALIZATION COVERAGE

WHEREAS, the current Participation Agreement with the County of Cuyahoga, Ohio Benefits Regionalization Program for employee health care and hospitalization coverage is set to expire as of December 31, 2014; and

WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Healthcare Task Force and the Finance Committee of Council that the Participation Agreement with the County of Cuyahoga, Ohio Benefits Regionalization Program for employee health care and hospitalization coverage be renewed for an additional three (3) years. 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED 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 Political Subdivision Participation Agreement with the County of Cuyahoga, Ohio Benefits Regionalization Program for employees of the Village pursuant to the rates, terms and conditions attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A”.

SECTION 2.   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 3.  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.

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