RESOLUTION NUMBER 2020-33
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, TO PREPARE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION AND/OR OHIO GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF APPALACHIA PROGRAMS AND TO EXECUTE CONTRACTS AS REQUIRED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Ohio Governor’s Office of Appalachia (GOA) provide financial assistance for equipment and capital improvements; and
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville is planning to make capital improvements to the St. Clairsville East End Belmont County Water Main Connection; and
WHEREAS, the proposed improvement herein above described is considered to be a priority need for the community and is a qualified project under the ARC and GOA programs; and
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville is requesting a grant from the ARC and/or GOA programs in the amount of One Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($155,000.00) for said project; and
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville will pursue matching funds in the amount of One Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($155,000.00) from the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) in the form of a loan for said project.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE:
Section 1: The Mayor of the City of St. Clairsville is hereby authorized to apply to the ARC and/or GOA programs and the OWDA for funds as described above.
Section 2: The Mayor of the City of St. Clairsville is authorized to enter into any agreements as may be necessary and appropriate for obtaining this financial assistance.
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.
PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 5th day of October, 2020, by the affirmative vote of 6 members of council.