2012-48


ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OUT OF A CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY RELATED TO THE MARION LAND BANK PROGRAM PURSUANT TO OHIO REVISED CODE, MARION CITY CODE 1367 ET. AL. AND THE SAFETY DIRECTOR’S PROPERTY DISPOSITION GUIDELINES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, the Council by its action in Ordinance 2008-76 created the Marion Land Bank Program, and

WHEREAS, City Administrators working through the Nuisance Abatement Task Force has been making significant progress in relation to nuisance properties within the community and continue to make a difference not only removing nuisance structures, but also where achievable rehabilitating nuisance structures providing housing revitalization within our neighborhoods creating a community that is not only safer, but contains more housing opportunities for Marion families,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Ohio: Marion County,

Section 1. The Council finds it to be in the best interests of the City to authorize the disposition and transfer out of the Land Bank the following real property, said property having previously found and determined by Council to qualify as a property fitting the expressed purposes, including but not limited to being non-productive lands, as contained within Marion City Code Chapter 1367. Council finds it appropriate and in the best interests of the City of Marion to enable the authorities granted the Safety Director and directs he apply his adopted Property Disposition Guidelines, as each property is determined viable for Land Reutilization as enabled by ORC 5722 et. al.:

206 Olney Ave. - to a non-profit, applying the aforementioned general guidelines – such as: Habitat for Humanity – Marion, Ohio

Section 2. This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and its inhabitants thereof: Due to the real and present need to move the above properties without delay given the imminent need to revitalize the neighborhoods in which these premises exist; 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.


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Dave Edwards
APPROVED: President of Council


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Mayor Scott Schertzer


ATTEST:


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Clerk of Council