ORDINANCE NUMBER 2016-27
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE TERMS OF AN ACQUIRED EASEMENT FROM APPLE RIDGE, INC., AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAID EASEMENT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, an open drainage ditch servicing the Apple Ridge Allotment abuts and traverses the property of Apple Ridge, Inc., identified as Lot 389, Apple Ridge Alt. No.1 , within the Village of Apple Creek; and
WHEREAS, said drainage ditch has fallen into such disrepair, including but not limited to an exposed electric conduit, so as to constitute an immediate health and safety hazard to village residents; and
WHEREAS, in the interests of public health and safety, the Village desires to bury said electric conduit and prevent further immediate erosion; and
WHEREAS, Apple Ridge, Inc. has agreed to provide an easement, for repair purposes, to the Village of Apple Creek, Ohio, in accordance with the terms and conditions of that easement attached hereto as Exhibit AA@;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Apple Creek, Ohio, that:
The terms, conditions and content of that easement attached hereto as Exhibit AA@ are approved by Village Council.
The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute said easement on behalf of the Village of Apple Creek.
This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force immediately from and after its passage. The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that this Ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of public health, safety and welfare.
All prior Ordinances which conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent that they are in conflict herewith.
If any provision of this Ordinance, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of this Ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions are severable.
VOTE TO SUSPEND RULES: Yeas 4 Nays 0
VOTE ON EMERGENCY ORDINANCE: Yeas 4 Nays 0
PASSED: October 17, 2016.