Resolution 2015-08

AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT
WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FOR ITS 2015-2016 SALT PARTICIPATION PROGRAM

WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of Mayfield Village to maintain and operate the roadways in the Village for the safety of the community; and

WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation (“ODOT”) invites all local governments and political subdivisions to partner with ODOT  for the cooperative purchase of rock salt (Summer Contract #418-16) and (Winter Contract #018-16)  for the 2015-16 winter season; and

WHEREAS, as members of the State Cooperate Purchasing Program, Mayfield Village is eligible to participate in the ODOT program and was a program participant in previous salt contracts presently in effect.

WHEREAS, this Memorandum of Understanding facilitates solutions to problems encountered by the Village as it plans for the development/redevelopment and conservation of its environment, as well as water quality improvements; and

WHEREAS, this Memorandum of Understanding describes the process for collaboration between the parties in carrying out mandated responsibilities, especially related to the Minimum Control Measures for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for Storm Water as defined in Ohio Revised Code Section 3745-39-04(B)(1) through (6).

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

SECTION 1.   Council hereby authorizes participation in the Ohio Department of Transportation Summer (418-16) and Winter (018-16) contracts for road salt.

SECTION 2.  The Village is hereby bound by all terms and conditions as the Director of Transportation prescribes.  Furthermore, Mayfield Village agrees to directly pay vendors, for items it receives pursuant to the aforementioned contract.

SECTION 3.  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 of the Ohio Revised Code.

SECTION 4.  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.  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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