Resolution 2014-22

AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION DECLARING IT NECESSARY
TO LEVY A TAX IN EXCESS OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATION
AND ASKING FOR THE CURRENT TAX VALUATION TO BE CERTIFIED.

WHEREAS, the Council of Mayfield Village finds that the amount of taxes which may be raised within the ten-mill limitation by raising the current tax duplicate will be insufficient to provide an adequate amount for the necessary requirements of the Village and that it is necessary to levy a tax in excess of that limitation for the purpose of current expenses; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Division (B) of Section 5705.03 of the Revised Code, in order to submit the question of a tax levy, this Council requests from the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer a certificate of the total current tax valuation of the Village and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by the levy; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Division (B) of Section 5705.03 of the Revised Code, a certified copy of a resolution of this Council declaring the necessity of the tax, stating its purpose, stating whether it is an additional levy, a renewal levy, or a replacement of an existing levy, noting the Section of the Revised Code, pursuant to which its submission to the electors is authorized, and requesting county fiscal officer certification of the total current tax valuation of the Village and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by the proposed levy, will be submitted to the county fiscal officer.

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

SECTION 1.   This Council declares that it is necessary to levy a renewal tax in the amount of 2.3 mills outside the 10-mill limitation for the purpose of current expenses, in accordance with Division A of Section 5705.19 of the Revised Code and that it intends to submit the question of the renewal tax levy to the electors at an election of November 4, 2014, as authorized by Section 5705.19 and 5705.191 of the Revised Code.

SECTION 2.   That Council shall request and receive from the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer a certificate of both (1) the total tax valuation of the Village; and (2) the dollar amount of revenue that will be generated by the 2.3 mill renewal levy specified in Section 1.

SECTION 3.   The Clerk of Council is authorized and directed to deliver promptly to the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer a certified copy of this resolution and in order to obtain the information necessary to submit the within proposed renewal tax levy to the Board of Elections by the deadline for the submission of ballot issues to be submitted to the electors of the Village at the general election to be held on November 4, 2014.

SECTION 4.  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 and 5705.19 of the Ohio Revised Code.

SECTION 5.  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 and in order to obtain the information necessary to submit the within proposed renewal tax levy to the Board of Election by the deadline for submission of ballot issues to be submitted to the electors of the Village at the General Election to be held on November 4, 2014.  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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