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AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE 1978 CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, Council has had the matter of recodification 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 recodification, and
WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before Council,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Struthers, Ohio, 3/4's of all members elected thereto concurring:
SECTION 1: That the ordinances of the City of Struthers, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the City of Struthers, Ohio, 1978.
One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk of Council, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent ordinance records of the City.
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 enacted prior to September 5, 1978, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows: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 therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and recodification.
(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 September 5, 1978.
SECTION 3: That the Clerk of Council pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 731.21 and 731.23 shall cause to be published in the manner required by law a summary of new matter contained in the Codified Ordinances. Each section of the 1978 Codified Ordinances without a previous ordinance or resolution history, or containing a subsection with the words "Adopting Ordinance", at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance.
SECTION 4: That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure, the emergency being the immediate necessity to provide for the public peace, health, safety and welfare of the City by adopting and distributing the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents thereof, so as to facilitate the administration and daily operation of the City and avoid practical and legal entanglements; wherefore this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and immediately after its passage and approval.
PASSED IN COUNCIL THIS 6th DAY OF December 1978
/s/ Daniel J. Hurite
PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
/s/ Amelia DeLost
CLERK OF COUNCIL
FILED WITH THE MAYOR THIS 8th DAY OF December , 1978
/s/ Amelia DeLost
CLERK OF COUNCIL
APPROVED BY THE MAYOR THIS 12th DAY OF December 1978
/s/ Anthonv S. Centofanti
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF STRUTHERS, OHIO