ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 23-99
   AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MINERVA, OHIO; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER
   WHEREAS, Section 4.15 of the Municipal Charter provides for the codification and publication of Municipal ordinances in book form, and
 
   WHEREAS, the Council of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio has had the matter of codification and general revision of its ordinances before it for some time, and
 
   WHEREAS, Council has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification, and
 
   WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council,
 
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF MINERVA, OHIO STARK, CARROLL AND COLUMBIANA COUNTIES, STATE OF OHIO:
 
   Section 1.  That the ordinances of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the Municipality of Minerva - 1999.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified by the Mayor and the Clerk of Council, attached to this Ordinance as part thereof, and filed with the permanent records of Ordinances of the Municipality of Minerva, Ohio.
 
   Section 2.  That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:
   (a)   The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability.  Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution thereof.  For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   (b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
      (2)   The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
      (3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
      (4)   The assumption of any contract  or obligation.
      (5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
      (6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
      (7)   The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
      (8)   The dedication of property or plat approval.
      (9)   The annexation or detachment of territory.
      (10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to May 3, 1999.
 
   Section 3.  That the Clerk of Council, pursuant to the provisions of Charter Section 4.15 has caused notice of the codification to be published in a newspaper determined to be of circulation within the Municipality at least seven days prior to final approval thereof by Council.  Each section of the Codified Ordinances without a previous ordinance or resolution history, or any substantive part bearing the words “Adopting Ordinance”, at the end thereof indicates that such section or part contains new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance.
 
   Section 4.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in fill force at the earliest period allowed by law.
 
/s/  James B. Waller         
    Mayor
 
Attest:
 
/s/  Cheryl Wiedlebacher   
    Clerk of Council
 
Legal Notification pursuant to Charter Section 4.15 was published in the Minerva Leader June 17, 1999 by the Clerk of Council.
 
Passed:  July 13, 1999
 
Publication of passage of third and final reading published in the Minerva Leader by title only July 22, 1999.
 
 
 
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF MINERVA, OHIO
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -       Administrative Code
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
      PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
      PART THIRTEEN -   Building Code
      PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code