ORDINANCE NUMBER 2023-29
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2023-21
IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR SAID LEGISLATION AND
DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, Council desires to provide for the payment of legal fees incurred by individual Council Members up to the amount of $15,000.00 for outside representation in legal matters that arise from the individual Council Member’s exercise of Council duties during the regular course of Council Meetings and at any other officially sanctioned events as approved by Council.
WHEREAS, Council desires to provide for an effective date of January 1, 2023 for the payment of said legal fees as provided for in Ordinance Number 2023-21.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That Ordinance Number 2023-21 is hereby amended to provide an effective date of January 1, 2023 for the payment of said legal fees as provided for in Ordinance No. 2023-21.
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, in order that the proposed amendment can be immediately implemented.
SECTION 3: 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 21st day of August, 2023, by the affirmative vote of 5 members of the Council.