PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
ORDINANCE NO. 16-78
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, ADOPTING AND ENACTING THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF TRENTON, OHIO, 1978; REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND PUBLISHING THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER.
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Trenton, Ohio, has had the matter of codification and general revision of the ordinances before it for some time, and
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Justinian Publishing 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codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed, are before the Council,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 CITY OF TRENTON, OHIO:
Section 1.    That the ordinances of the City of Trenton, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, arranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections, are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Trenton, 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 of Trenton, Ohio.
Section 2. That all ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof which are in conflict or inconsistent with any provision of the 1978 Codified Ordinances are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this ordinance, except as follows:
   (a)   The enactment of the 1978 Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provision 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 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 May 17, 1978.
Section 3.   That a section or subsection of the Codified Ordinances without a legislative history at the end thereof is or contains new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance .
Section 4.   That pursuant to Section 3.07 of the City Charter, the Clerk of Council shall cause a notice of the proposed adoption of the Codified Ordinances of Trenton, 1978, to be published one time in two newspapers of general circulation within the City at least seven days prior to the final approval of this ordinance, and no further publication shall be necessary.
Section 5. That this ordinance is declared to be necessary for the operation of the City Government of the City of Trenton, Ohio, in that the City needs an up-to-date code of ordinances with which to administer the affairs of the City and to enforce law and order, and shall take effect immediately upon its passage by Council.
PASSED   July 6, 1978            John Madoffori    /s/
                     MAYOR
AYES      5      NAYS      0
First Reading      June 15, 1978         Rules Suspended   July 6, 1978
Second Reading   July 6, 1978           AYES      5      NAYS      0
Third Reading
ATTEST:
Gregory S. Watson       /s/    
Clerk of Council