Resolution 2014-20

AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING
THE MAYOR AND PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT
WITH THE OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.

WHEREAS, pursuant to an application filed by Mayfield Village, and in coordination with the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, (the “Ohio EPA”), has granted and awarded to the Village a State Surface Water Improvement Grant in the amount of One Hundred and Twenty-Six Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($126,500.00); and

WHEREAS, this Grant has been awarded to facilitate the installation of approximately 7,100 sq. feet of permeable pavement at the Mayfield Village Civic Center parking lot and address run-off from approximately 20,000 sq. feet of existing asphalt parking lot, also known as the Mayfield Village Civic Center Storm Water Retrofit Demonstration Project; and

WHEREAS, in order to memorialize the terms of this Grant, the Village deems it in its best interest to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Ohio EPA.

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

SECTION 1.  That the Mayor and President of Council are hereby and herein authorized and directed to enter into an Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Fund Grant Agreement with the Ohio EPA in a form substantially similar to that attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit “A”.

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 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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