2013-18

ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THROUGH THE STATE OF OHIO’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG PROGRAM AND TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO APPLY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION FUNDS AND ADMINISTER THE GRANT, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, this Council recognizes the need for programs which remove slum and blight, benefit low- and moderate-income households or meet other urgent community development needs; and

WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Development makes CDBG funds available through the Community Development Allocation Program for projects which address these problems; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor must submit an application to the State of Ohio Department of Development, to receive funds which have been authorized for the City of Marion to be used on eligible activities which address the community and economic development problems.

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

Section 1. That this Council hereby authorizes the Mayor to submit an application for CDBG Community Development Program including the following Allocation grant projects:

1. Street Improvement (Holmes & Union St.) 41,000
2. Boys & Girls Club Playground paving 43,000
3. Environmental Review/Audit/Admin/Fair Housing 21,000
TOTAL FOR FORMULA GRANT $105,000

Section 2. That upon approval of the City of Marion’s grant application, the Mayor is hereby authorized to accept the grants and administer the CDBG Community Development in the City of Marion

Section 3. This ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, welfare and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that the grant application must be filed immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council; it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.


Approved: _____________________________
Dave Edwards
President of Council

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

Attest:

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Clerk of Council