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AUTHORIZING UTILITY EASEMENT FOR THE SOLAR ARRAY TO BE CONSTRUCTED ON THE GLASS FARM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

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AUTHORIZING UTILITY EASEMENT FOR THE SOLAR ARRAY TO BE CONSTRUCTED ON THE GLASS FARM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

ORDINANCE NO. 2016-15, Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio

Interested persons will take note that the Village Council of Yellow Springs on Monday, July 18, 2016, gave first reading to an ordinance and passed as an emergency, text to follow.

Whereas, the construction of a solar array to provide clean electrical energy to the Village of Yellow Springs requires a declaration of utility easement on a portion of the Glass Farm; and

Whereas, the Village Charter and the Ohio Revised Code allow for the placing of utility easements on properties for the purpose of generation of energy; and

Whereas, the Village has determined that it would be in the best interests of the Village to declare such utility easement; and

Whereas, in order to provide clean electrical energy to the residents of the Village, it is necessary to declare a utility easement in a timely fashion to facilitate the commencement of the construction schedule within this year’s building season.

NOW, THEREFORE, COUNCIL FOR THE VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO HEREBY ORDAINS THAT:

Section 1.The Village hereby declares a utility easement for the construction and maintenance of a solar array on the Glass Farm.

Section 2.A copy of the easement is attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated into this Ordinance by reference.

Section 3.The Village Manager is authorized to execute and record the easement.

Section 4.This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary to expedite a project to preserve the public interest and that will benefit the public health and welfare through the provision of clean energy. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage.

Karen Wintrow, President of Council

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