A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY TO THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT WOULD BE GENERATED BY NINETY – FIVE HUNDREDTHS (0.95) MILL AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the amount of taxes which may be raised within the ten mill limitation will be insufficient to provide an adequate amount for the necessary requirements for the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio and
WHEREAS, Council is levying a renewal tax of ninety – five hundredths (0.95) mill which is in excess of the ten mill limitation for the purpose of providing and maintaining motor vehicles, communications and other equipment used directly in the operation of the Police Department and payment of salaries of permanent police personnel; pursuant to Section 5705.19(J) of the Ohio Revised Code:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That, pursuant to Section 5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Belmont County Auditor is requested to certify to the City of St. Clairsville the total current tax valuation of the City and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by ninety – five hundredths (0.95) mill renewal levy.
SECTION 2: That, the City Finance Director is authorized and directed to certify a copy of this resolution to the Belmont County Auditor so that said Auditor may certify such matters to accordance with Section 5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code.
SECTION 3: That, this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety and welfare of the City for the reason that said Resolution must be passed and certified to the Belmont County Auditor, in order to have the renewal levy on the November 6, 2018 ballot.
SECTION 4: That, this Resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.