Resolution 2014-08

A RESOLUTION URGING OHIO VOTERS
TO SUPPORT STATE ISSUE 1
RENEWAL OF THE STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM
ON THE MAY 6, 2014 BALLOT

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 MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:

SECTION 1. Mayfield Village Council 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. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of this 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 shall become effective upon its adoption by Council and signature of the Mayor, or at the earliest time permitted by law.

Resolution Adopted: March 17th, 2014
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