AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR
TO ENTER INTO A STATE/LOCAL PROJECT AGREEMENT
WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
WHEREAS, the Village of Mayfield has applied for the NatureWorks Grant through the NatureWorks Local Grant Program provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources; and
WHEREAS, the Village has been awarded $91,408.00 through said application and program for construction of tennis courts; and
WHEREAS, the Village has already declared its willingness to appropriate the necessary funds for such project; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Mayfield desires to use the NatureWorks Grant for assistance in constructing two (2) new tennis courts at Parkview Park; and
WHEREAS, Council deems it necessary and in the best interest to the health, safety and welfare of all Village residents to authorize acceptance of the NatureWorks Grant provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and to enter into a State/Local Project Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Mayfield, County of Cuyahoga and State of Ohio:
SECTION 1. That Council of the Village of Mayfield authorizes and directs the Mayor to enter into a State/Local Project Agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
SECTION 2. That the Village Mayor, or her authorized representative, is hereby authorized and directed to enter into a State/Local Project Agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources as set forth in the document attached and incorporated by reference as Exhibit “A.”
SECTION 3. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of the 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 4. This Ordinance 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.