Ordinance 2016-18

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE AMENDING CODIFIED
ORDINANCE SECTION 141 RELATIVE TO THE FIRE DEPARTMENT BY
ADDING THE NEW POSITION OF ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF/FIRE MARSHAL.

WHEREAS, Mayfield Village desires to create the new position of Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal to the Mayfield Village Fire Department to assist the Fire Chief with certain duties and responsibilities within the Fire Department; and      

WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of Mayfield Village Fire Chief, Village Council deems it in the best interest of the Village and its residents and for the efficient operations of the Fire Department to amend Codified Ordinance Section 141 by adding the new position of Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal within the Fire Department; and

WHEREAS,   Council deems it necessary and in the best interest to the health, safety and welfare of all Village residents to amend Codified Ordinance Section 141 as set forth herein.

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

SECTION 1.  Section 141 of the Village’s Codified Ordinances shall be amended to read as more fully set forth in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

SECTION 2. The duties and responsibilities of the new position of Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal are more fully set forth in Exhibit “B” attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

SECTION 3.  All other provisions of the Village Codified Ordinances not inconsistent herewith shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of Council is authorized and directed to forward a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Codifier of the Village of Mayfield.

SECTION 5. 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 6. 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.