ORDINANCE NUMBER 2022-13
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR
BIDS TO LEASE OIL AND GAS OWNED BY THE CITY OF
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio, finds it to be in the best interest of the City to enter into an oil and gas lease for the minerals it owns.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That the City Public Service/Safety Director is authorized to advertise for proposals to lease the oil and gas minerals owned by the City of St. Clairsville in accordance with O.R.C. §721.03 and identified as Parcels I through VII attached hereto.
SECTION 2: That the City Public Service/Safety Director is authorized to receive such proposals for leasing the City oil and gas minerals at his office at St. Clairsville, Ohio, until ________________________ at which time the proposals will be opened and read.
SECTION 3: That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, welfare and safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville in order to lease oil and gas minerals owned.
SECTION 4: That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 21st day of March, 2022, by the affirmative vote of 6 members of the council.