A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION’S NATURAL RESOURCES ASSISTANCE COUNCIL’S CLEAN OHIO CONSERVATION FUND FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION AND PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY ALONG THE NATIONAL ROAD BIKEWAY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the City’s goal is to promote the beautification of the City through the enhancement of the National Road Bikeway (NRBW); and
WHEREAS, the City must look at alternative funding sources to help finance the costs involved with the acquisition of property;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to submit grant applications to the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund for grant funds to be used for the purchase of property and is authorized to enter into any contracts required.
SECTION 2: That the Public Service Director is authorized and directed to sign all documents required by the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund application.
SECTION 3: That the purchase of land adjacent to the National Road Bikeway is a high priority project for the City as the same will promote and enhance the public welfare of the citizens of the City of St. Clairsville.
SECTION 4: That this Resolution 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 and that the new property will enhance the quality of life for those residents of the City and, further, the application to be filed with the Ohio Public Works Commission’s Natural Resources Assistance Council’s Clean Ohio Conservation Fund is due on October 14, 2022.
SECTION 5: 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.
PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 3rd day of October, 2022, by the affirmative vote of 7 members of the Council.