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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COOPERATIVE PURCHASING PROGRAM, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, section 5513.01(B) provides the opportunity for municipal corporations and other Governmental entities to participate in purchase contracts which the Ohio Department of Transportation has procured for the purchase of machinery, materials, including but not limited to road salt, supplies or other articles;
BE IT RESOLVED by the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio,:
Section 1. The Council hereby grants authority in the name of the City of Marion, Ohio to participate in the Ohio Department of Transportation contracts for the purchase of machinery, materials, including but not limited to road salt, supplies or other articles which the Department has entered into pursuant to O.R.C. 5513.01 (B).
Section 2. The Council agrees in the name of the City of Marion, Ohio to be bound by all terms and conditions contained within the ODOT program rules as the Director of Transportation prescribes.
Section 3. The Council hereby grants all necessary authority to directly pay the vendor, under each contract of the Ohio Department of Transportation in which the Council participates, for each item it receives pursuant to the contract.
Section 4. The City of Marion, Ohio agrees to hold the Director of Transportation and the Ohio Department of Transportation harmless for any claim or dispute arising out of participation in a contract pursuant to O.R.C. 5513.01 (B).
Section 5. That it is found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning and relating to the adoption of this ordinance were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this Council, and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section 6. This resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, welfare and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that it is necessary to meet ODOT’s deadline of April 8, 2014, 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 all members elected to Council; otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Approved: Dave Edwards
President of Council
Mayor Scott Schertzer
Clerk of Council