A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR ON BEHALF OF
THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, TO JOIN THE OHIO
MID-EASTERN GOVERNMENTS ASSOCIATION
(OMEGA) AS A FULL PARTICIPATING MEMBER
AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the geographic area of OMEGA includes the counties of Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Muskingum, and Tuscarawas; and
WHEREAS, the counties comprising OMEGA have been designated by the Appalachian Regional Commission as a Local Development District, and by the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, as an Economic Development District; and
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville is eligible for membership in OMEGA.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
Section 1: That the Mayor is hereby authorized to join OMEGA on behalf of the City as a full participating member.
Section 2: That the Council of the City of St. Clairsville shall furnish from the General Fund financial support to OMEGA for the operation and administration of OMEGA as set forth in the annual budget as established according to OMEGA’s bylaws.
Section 3: That this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and the safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville regarding the operation, funding and administration of the Ohio Mid-Eastern Government Association as set forth above.
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.