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ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) BUS FOR MARION AREA TRANSIT THROUGH THE OHIO COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY, AS AMENDED
Whereas, ordinance No. 1991-136 requires Council approval of Capital Expenditures in excess of $2,500.00, and,
Whereas, Resolution No. 2011-15 authorized the city to participate in the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Cooperative Purchasing Program.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:
Section 1. So long as the purchase requires no greater than at 10% local match toward the bus purchase, the Service Director is hereby authorized to enter into contract for the purchase of one (1) bus from Whitworth Bus Sales through the Ohio Department of Transportation Cooperative Purchasing Program for Marion Area Transit.
Section 2. That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure for the welfare and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that it is necessary for the daily operations of the City; and as such, shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to council; otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
President of Council
Mayor Scott Schertzer
Clerk of Council
Defeated 4-25-11 0-8 Vote