Ordinance 2013-21

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AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE
ACCEPTING THE TRANSFER AND DONATION OF
CERTAIN REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT
734 SOM CENTER ROAD
FROM THE
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

WHEREAS, on or about August 9th, 2012, the Ohio Department of Transportation (“ODOT”) determined to relocate its highway maintenance facility in Mayfield Village to a new facility in the City of Euclid; and

WHEREAS, ODOT made this determination since the Mayfield Village property, being constrained in size, no longer met ODOT’s operation requirements to efficiently maintain Interstate and State Highway Systems in this portion of Cuyahoga County; and 

WHEREAS, as a result of the relocation and vacation of the property, ODOT determined that the property is no longer needed for their use for future highway or other purposes; and

WHEREAS, ODOT  has offered to transfer and donate the property to Mayfield Village, at no cost, for the Village’s use so long as the property is retained by the Village for non-residential public or governmental use only; and

WHEREAS, the Village wishes to accept the transfer and donation of the property located at 734 SOM Center Road from ODOT as outlined above.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:

SECTION 1. Village Council hereby accepts the transfer and donation of the real estate located at 734 SOM Center Road, in Mayfield Village, Ohio in accordance with the provisions outlined above and in the Director’s Deed, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A”. 

SECTION 2. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of this Council relating to the adoption of this Ordinance have been taken at open meetings of this Council; and that deliberations of this Council and of its committees, resulting in such formal action, took place in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all statutory requirements including the requirements of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

SECTION 3.  This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure immediately necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Mayfield Village, Ohio.  It shall, therefore, take effect immediately upon the passage by the affirmative vote of not less than five (5) members elected to Council and approval by the Mayor or otherwise at the earliest time allowed by law.