2015-15

ORDINANCE TO SOLICIT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY FOR SAWYER-LUDWIG PARK, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, this Council applied for and received the CDBG FY 2014 Allocation grant, and

 

WHEREAS, the Allocation grant includes $35,000 of funds for making park improvements at Sawyer Ludwig Park, and

 

WHEREAS, the City was just recently informed that it must submit an archaeological Phase 1 study of the project area to the Ohio Historic Preservation Office as part of the required Section 106 Environmental Review Process before the State of Ohio will release the grant funds for local use, and

 

WHEREAS, the Regional Planning Commission staff is requesting authorization to request proposals for professional services from qualified consultants.

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That this Council hereby authorizes the Mayor and the City Economic Development and Planning Commission to request proposals for professional services from state approved archaeologists.

 

SECTION 2.   That upon approval of Council the Mayor is authorized to sign a contract with the successful consultant.

 

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 in order to be eligible for consideration; and as such, shall take effect 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.

 

 

                                                            __________________________

                                                            Dave Edwards

                                                            President of Council

Approved:

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

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Clerk of Council