A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SERVICE/SAFETY DIRECTOR,
ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, TO FILE AN APPLICATION
WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR TRANSPORTATION
ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM (TAP) FOR TRAIN DEPOT REHABILITATION
FUNDING AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the State of Ohio, through the Ohio Department of Transportation, administers financial assistance for projects that advance non-motorized transportation facilities, historic transportation preservation, and environmental mitigation and vegetation management activities through the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP); and
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville desires financial assistance under the Transportation Alternatives Program for the further rehabilitation of the City’s historic train depot.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That the City of St. Clairsville approves filing an application for the Transportation Alternatives Program for train depot rehabilitation funding.
SECTION 2: That the Public Service/Safety Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute and file an application with the Ohio Department of Transportation and to provide all information and documentation required to become eligible for possible funding assistance.
SECTION 3: 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 such that the Council for the City of St. Clairsville desires to apply for financial assistance with the Ohio Department of Transportation for the Transportation Alternatives program for train depot rehabilitation funding.
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.
PASSED at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 17th day of January, 2023, by the affirmative vote of 7 members of the Council.