AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC
SERVICES TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS AND TO ACCEPT BIDS AND TO AWARD
THE CONTRACT TO THE LOWEST AND BEST BIDDER
FOR THE WEST END WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, The City of St. Clairsville needs to upgrade and improve the water distribution system at the West End of the City in order to support the planned economic development in that area of the City; and
WHEREAS, Council for the City of St. Clairsville desires to authorize the Director of Public Services to begin advertising for bids so that bids can be accepted and awarded by the Director of Public Services to the lowest and best bidder for the West End Water Distribution System Improvements Project.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That the Director of Public Services is authorized and directed to advertise for bids and accept the bids and award the contract to the lowest and best bidder for the West End Water Distribution System Improvements Project.
SECTION 2: That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville so that the City can maintain normal operations.
SECTION 3: 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 1st day of May, 2023, by the affirmative vote of 7 members of the council.