A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY TO THE
CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE THE TOTAL CURRENT TAX VALUATION OF THE
CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE AND THE DOLLAR AMOUNT OF REVENUE THAT
WOULD BE GENERATED BY NINETY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS (0.95) MILL
AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the amount of taxes which may be raised within the ten (10) mill limitation will be insufficient to provide an adequate amount for the necessary requirements of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio; and,
WHEREAS, Council is levying a renewal tax of ninety-five hundredths (0.95) mill which is in excel of the ten mill limitation for the purpose of providing and maintaining motor vehicles, communications and other equipment used directly in the operation of the Police Department and payment of salaries of permanent police personal; pursuant to §5705.19(J) of the Ohio Revised Code;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That, pursuant to §5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Belmont County Auditor is requested to certify to the City of St. Clairsville the total current tax valuation of the City and the dollar amount of revenue that would be generated by ninety-five hundredths (0.95) mill renewal levy.
SECTION 2: That, the City Finance Director is authorized and directed to certify a copy of this resolution to the Belmont County Auditor so that said Auditor may certify such matters in accordance with §5705.03 of the Ohio Revised Code.
SECTION 3: That, this Resolution is declared to be an emergency measure for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety and welfare of the City for the reason that said Resolution must be passed and certified to the Belmont County Auditor, in order to have the renewal levy on the November 7, 2023 ballot.
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 meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 3rd day of July, 2023 by the affirmative vote of 6 members of the Council.