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NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for Ditch Spraying Projects for 2013 for the Wood County Engineer. At said time and place, all bid proposals shall be publicly opened and read aloud. Such proposals shall be for the following described project: Item I. Ditch spraying for various ditches throughout Wood County totaling approximately 151.21 miles. The Notice to Bidders, bid sheets, plans & specifications are posted on the internet and may be viewed and obtained on Wood County's web page at "http://www.co.wood. oh.us/commissioners/bid.htm" http://www.co.wood. oh.us/commissioners/bid.htm. The successful bidder shall be required to provide a contract performance and payment bond, executed by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Ohio, for the full amount of the bid. Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. All bids shall be sealed and plainly marked "2013 DITCH SPRAYING PROJECTS". All bids shall be properly signed by an authorized representative of the bidder. The successful bidder will be required to sign an affidavit of contractor or supplier of non-delinquency of personal property taxes in accordance with Section 5719.042, Revised Code of Ohio and an Affidavit Regarding Child Support, pursuant to the Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. 92-2041. The Board of County Commissioners may reject any or all of the bids. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive any irregularities in the form of the bid that do not affect or destroy competitive bidding. In no case will an award be made until all necessary investigations are made as to the qualifications of the bidder to whom it is proposed to award the contract. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, WOOD COUNTY, OHIO JAMES F. CARTER DORIS I.HERRINGSHAW Ed.D. JOEL M. KUHLMAN Mar. 27, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Virginia F. Bloomfield, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20121393. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



LEGAL NOTICE WOOD COUNTY COMMON PLEAS COURT WOOD COUNTY, OHIO Notice of foreclosure of liens for delinquent land taxes, by action in rem by County Treasurer of Wood County, Ohio. Public notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of February, 2013 the County Treasurer of Wood County, Ohio, filed a complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Wood County, Ohio, at Bowling Green for the foreclosure of liens for delinquent taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, and interest against certain real property situated in such county, as described in that complaint. The object of the action is to obtain from the court a judgment foreclosing the tax liens against such real estate and ordering the sale of such real estate for the satisfaction of the tax liens on it. Such action is brought against the real property only and no personal judgment shall be entered in it. However, if pursuant to the action the property is sold for an amount that is less than the amount of the delinquent taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, and interest against it, the court, in a separate order, may enter a deficiency judgment against the owner of record of a parcel for the amount of the difference; if that owner of record is a corporation, the court may enter the deficiency judgment against the stockholder holding a majority of the corporation's stock. The permanent parcel number of each parcel included in such action; the full street address of the parcel, if available; a description of the parcel as set forth in the associated delinquent land tax certificate or master list of delinquent tracts; a statement of the amount of the taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, and interest due and unpaid on the parcel; the name and address of the last known owner of the parcel as they appear on the general tax list; and the names and addresses of each lienholder and other person with an interest in the parcel identified in a statutorily required title search relating to the parcel; all as more fully set forth in the complaint, are as follows: Case Number 2013LF0017 Permanent Parcel Number: M50-812-270303005000, with the street address of 1921 Bordeaux Rue, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Gareth Jones, whose last known address is 1921 Bordeaux Rue, Northwood, Ohio 43619. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Gareth Jones, 1921 Bordeaux Rue, Northwood, Ohio 43619; Directions Credit Union, 5121 Whiteford Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560. ($12,246.11) Case Number 2013LF0018 Permanent Parcel Number 1: M50-300-860403019000, with the street address of 0 Joseph Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 2: M50-300-860403020000, with the street address of 0 Joseph Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Nancy J. McNemar, whose last known address is 1040 Colburn Street, Toledo, Ohio 43609 also served at 3080 S. Byrne Road, Apt. Lower, Toledo, Ohio 43614-5324. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Nancy J. McNemar, 1040 Colburn Street, Toledo, Ohio 43609 also served at 3080 S. Byrne Road, Apt. Lower, Toledo, Ohio 43614-5324, James S. Nowak, Assignee, 4808 N. Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611; State of Ohio, Department of Taxation, c/o Ohio Attorney General, Collections Enforcement Section, 150 East Gay Street, 21st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3130; Glass City Federal Credit Union, 1340 Arrowhead Drive, Maumee, Ohio 43537; Ford Motor Credit Company, P.O. Box 6508, Mesa, AZ 85216. ($2,121.49) Case Number 2013LF0019 Permanent Parcel Number 1: M50-812-340315004000, with the street address of 0 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 2: M50-812-340315005000, with the street address of 233 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 3: M50-812-340315006000, with the street address of 0 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 4: M50-812-340315007000, with the street address of 0 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 5: M50-812-340315008000, with the street address of 0 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Kimberly Calmes, whose last known address is 233 Wilson Street, Northwood, Ohio 43619, and Lynne Watras, whose last known address is 282 Majestic, Toledo, Ohio 43608. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Kimberly Calmes, 233 Wilson Street, Northwood, Ohio 43619; Unknown Spouse, if any, of Lynne Watras, 282 Majestic, Toledo, Ohio 43608; Unifund CCR Partners, P.O. Box 42730, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 also served at c/o J. Louis Kurtzer, Esq., Law Offices of J. Louis Kurtzer, 7434 Jager Court, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230. ($8,558.32) Case Number 2013LF0020 Permanent Parcel Number 1: M50-812-340316042000, with the street address of 254 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 2: M50-812-340316043000, with the street address of 0 Wilson Street, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Anntoinette Young, whose last known address is 254 Wilson Street, Northwood, Ohio 43619. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Anntoinette Young, 254 Wilson Street, Northwood, Ohio 43619; Fifth Third Bank (Northwestern Ohio), 1850 East Paris, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. ($7,004.85) Case Number 2013LF0021 Permanent Parcel Number: M50-300-130423001000, with the street address of 2264 Tracy Road, Northwood, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Michael J. Bryston, Jr., whose last known address is 916 Washington Street, Genoa, Ohio 43430, and Cheryl A. Bullington, whose last known address is 4900 Ferndale, Sheffield Lake, Ohio 44054. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Michael J. Bryston, Jr., 916 Washington Street, Genoa, Ohio 43430; Unknown Spouse, if any, of Cheryl A. Bullington, 4900 Ferndale, Sheffield Lake, Ohio 44054. ($5.942.07) Case Number 2013LF0022 Permanent Parcel Number: L45-412-040000009000, with the street address of 12012 McCutcheonville Road, Montgomery Township, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Ruth Ellen Graf, Trustee, whose last known address is 219 County Road 681, Sullivan, Ohio 44880 also served at 1628 Clough Street, Apt. 28, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Ruth Ellen Graf, Trustee, 219 County Road 681, Sullivan, Ohio 44880 also served 1628 Clough Street, Apt. 28, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402; State of Ohio, Department of Taxation, c/o Ohio Attorney General, Collections Enforcement Section, 150 East Gay Street, 21st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3130. ($5,366.14) Case Number 2013LF0023 Permanent Parcel Number: O55-312-360403033000, with the street address of 602 Arbor Street, Fostoria, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Susan K. Peace and Glenn L. Peace, wife and husband, whose last known address is 602 Arbor Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830 also served at 1521 N. Countyline Street, Lot 124N, Fostoria, Ohio 44830-4005. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-HE3, Asset Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-HE3, 10790 Rancho Bernardo Road, San Diego, CA 92127; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Novastar Mortgage, Inc., P.O. Box 7814, Ocala, FL 34478 also served at P.O. Box 2026, Flint, MI 48501-2026; CitiFinancial, Inc., 105 South Main Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830 also served at c/o CT Corporation Systems, Inc., Statutory Agent, 1300 E. 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114; First Ohio Credit Union, Inc., P.O. Box 856, Fostoria, Ohio 44830. ($7,420.90) Case Number 2013LF0024 Permanent Parcel Number: K42-409-280101006000, with the street address of 22797 Main Street, Custar, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Timothy C. Thompson, whose last known address is P.O. Box 4, 22797 Defiance Pike, Custar, Ohio 43511. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Timothy C. Thompson, P.O. Box 4, 22797 Defiance Pike, Custar, Ohio 43511; The Union Bank Company, 100 South High Street, P.O. Box 67, Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830; State of Ohio, Department of Taxation, c/o Ohio Attorney General, Collections Enforcement Section, 150 East Gay Street, 21st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3130. ($8,990.09) Case Number 2013LF0025 Permanent Parcel Number 1: P60-400-180307029000, with the street address of 0 Washington Street, Perrysburg Township, Wood County, Ohio. Permanent Parcel Number 2: P60-400-180307030000, with the street address of 0 Washington Street, Perrysburg Township, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by David Lee Smith, Jr. and Jenny L. Smith, husband and wife, whose last known address is 22 E. Woodside, Holland, Ohio 43528. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: None. ($472.04) Case Number 2013LF0026 Permanent Parcel Number: K42-409-210302053000, with the street address of 22966 Main Street, Custar, Wood County, Ohio. Last owned by Timothy C. Thompson, whose last known address is P.O. Box 4, 22797 Defiance Pike, Custar, Ohio 43511. The following is a list of names and addresses of certain lienholders or other persons with an interest in the parcels as identified by a title search relating to said parcels: Unknown Spouse, if any, of Timothy C. Thompson, P.O. Box 4, 22797 Defiance Pike, Custar, Ohio 43511; State of Ohio, Department of Taxation, c/o Ohio Attorney General, Collections Enforcement Section, 150 East Gay Street, 21st Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3130. ($3,049.63) The complete legal description of the parcels listed above may be obtained at the Wood County Clerk of Court Office, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, OH 43402 and online at http://clerkof court.co.wood.oh.us The legal descriptions will be posted on the website for three weeks from the date of the first publication in the general newspaper. Any person owning or claiming any right, title, or interest in, or lien upon, any parcel of real property above listed may file an answer in such action setting forth the nature and amount of interest owned or claimed and any defense or objection to the foreclosure. Such answer shall be filed in the office of the undersigned clerk of the court, and a copy of the answer shall be served on the prosecuting attorney, on or before the 24th day of April, 2013 (twenty-eight days after the date of final publication of this notice). If no answer is filed with respect to a parcel listed in the complaint, on or before the date specified as the last day for filing an answer, a judgment of foreclosure will be taken by default as to that parcel. Any parcel as to which a foreclosure is taken by default shall be sold for the satisfaction of the taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, and interest, and the costs incurred in the foreclosure proceeding, which are due and unpaid. At any time prior to the filing of an entry of confirmation of sale, any owner or lienholder of, or other person with an interest in, a parcel listed in the complaint may redeem the parcel by tendering to the treasurer the amount of the taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, and interest due and unpaid on the parcel, together with all costs incurred in the proceeding instituted against the parcel under section 5721.18 of the Revised Code. Upon the filing of any entry of confirmation of sale, there shall be no further equity of redemption. After the filing of any such entry, any person claiming any right, title, or interest in, or lien upon, any parcel shall be forever barred and foreclosed of any such right, title, or interest in, lien upon, and any equity of redemption in, such parcel. Cindy A. Hofner Clerk of the Court Wood County Common Pleas Court Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 Mar. 13, 20, 27, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Eileen A. McLaughlin, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20121378. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Beverly June Fisher aka Beverly Fisher aka Beverly J. Fisher, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20131039. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Marie A. Haas, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20121453. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory and appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory and appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of David Allen Kellermeier aka David A. Kellermeier, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20121416. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory without appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory without appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



RESOLUTION 10-13 PASSED MAR. 11, 2013 A RESOLUTION IMPLEMENTING SECTIONS 3735.65 THROUGH 3735.70 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, ESTABLISHING AND DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA #2 IN THE CITY OF WATERVILLE, DESIGNATING A HOUSING OFFICER TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM, CREATING A COMMUNITY HOUSING COUNCIL AND CREATING A TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Waterville (hereinafter “Council”) desires to pursue all reasonable and legitimate incentive measures to assist and encourage development in specific areas of the City of Waterville that have not enjoyed reinvestment from remodeling or new construction; and WHEREAS, a survey of housing (a copy of which is on file in the Waterville Municipal Building) as required by Revised Code Section 3735.66 has been prepared for the area to be included in the proposed Community Reinvestment Area (hereinafter “CRA”); and WHEREAS, the maintenance of existing and construction of new commercial and industrial structures in such area would serve to encourage real property investments, maintain real property values, and generate new employment opportunities; and WHEREAS, the remodeling of commercial and industrial structures or the construction of new commercial and industrial structures in the CRA constitutes a public purpose for which property exemptions may be granted. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio that: SECTION 1. The area designated as CRA #2 constitutes an area in which real property blight is located, and in which new construction or repair of existing properties is encouraged. SECTION 2. Pursuant to Revised Code Section 3735.66, CRA #2 is hereby established in the area delineated by the boundary as indicated on the attached map, which is made a part hereof as if fully rewritten herein. SECTION 3. Only non-retail commercial and industrial properties consistent with the applicable zoning regulations within the designated CRA will be eligible for exemption under this program. SECTION 4. Within the CRA, the percentage of the tax exemption on the increase in the assessed valuation resulting from improvements to non-retail commercial and industrial real property and the term of those exemptions shall be negotiated on a case-by-case basis in advance of construction or remodeling occurring according to the rules outlined in Revised Code Section 3735.67, but shall not exceed one hundred percent (100%) for up to ten (10) years. Residential properties, including multi-family and single-family, drive-in commercial uses, retail, restaurants, bars, taverns, carry-out businesses, banks and personal uses are not eligible. The results of the negotiations as approved by the Council will be set in writing in a CRA Agreement as outlined in Revised Code Section 3735.671. If remodeling qualifies for an exemption, during the period of the exemption, the dollar amount of the increase in market value of the structure shall be exempt from real property taxation. If new construction qualifies for an exemption, during the period of the exemption, the structure shall not be considered to be an improvement on the land on which it is located for the purpose of real property taxation. SECTION 5. All com-mercial and industrial projects are required to comply with the State application fee requirements of Revised Code Section 3735.672 (C) (Currently $750.00 to the Treasurer, State of Ohio). A local annual monitoring fee of one percent (1%) of the amount of the incentives, or a minimum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), up to a maximum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) annually is required. SECTION 6. To administer and implement the provisions of this Resolution, the Director of Finance and Administration is hereby designated as the Housing Officer as described in Revised Code Sections 3735.65 through 3735.70. SECTION 7. That a “Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council” shall be created, consisting of two (2) members appointed by the Mayor, two (2) members appointed by the Council, and one (1) member appointed by the Planning Commission. The majority of the members shall then appoint two (2) additional members who shall be residents of the City of Waterville. Terms of the members of the Council shall be for three (3) years. An unexpired term resulting from a vacancy in the Housing Council shall be filled in the same manner as the initial appointment was made. The CRA Housing Council shall make an annual inspection of the properties within the CRA for which an exemption has been granted under Revised Code Section 3735.67. The Housing Council shall also hear appeals under Revised Code Section 3735.70. Revised Code Section 5709.85(A) requires the legislative authority granting an exemption from taxation under Revised Code Section 3735.65 through 3735.70, to create a tax incentive review council ("TIRC"), which TIRC is required to perform an annual review of exemptions from taxation granted pursuant to such sections. The Lucas County Tax Incentive Review Council, whose creation is hereby approved, confirmed and ratified, shall serve as the TIRC to the extent permitted by law. If for any reason the Lucas County Tax Incentive Review Council is unable to serve this function, this Council hereby creates a new TIRC pursuant to Revised Code Section 5709.85(A). A Tax Incentive Review Council (TIRC) shall be established pursuant to Revised Code Section 5709.85, and shall consist of three (3) representatives appointed by the Board of County Commissioners; two (2) representatives of the municipal corporation, appointed by the Mayor with Council concurrence; the County Auditor or designee; and a representative of each affected Board of Education. At least two (2) members must be residents of the City of Waterville. The TIRC shall review annually the compliance of all agreements involving the granting of exemptions for non-retail commercial or industrial real property improvements under Revised Code Section 3735.671 and make written recommendations to the Council as to continuing, modifying or terminating said agreements based upon the performance of the agreements. SECTION 8. The Council reserves the right to re-evaluate the designation of CRA # 2, at which time Council may direct the Housing Officer not to accept any new applications for exemptions as described in Revised Code Section 3735.67. SECTION 9. The Housing Officer or the Housing Officer's designee is hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the City, to petition the State Director of Development Services Agency, in accordance with Revised Code Section 3735.66, to confirm the findings contained within this Resolution for the creation of this CRA. SECTION 10. The Clerk of Council shall forward a copy of this Resolution to the Lucas County Auditor for information and reference. SECTION 11. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal actions were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code. SECTION 12. This Resolution shall take effect from and after the date of its passage as authorized by the Charter of the City of Waterville. VOTE ON PASSAGE: YEAS: _7_ NAYS:_0___ ATTEST:_____________ Dale D. Knepper, Clerk of Council Lori A. Brodie, Mayor Prepared by: James M. Bagdonas Municipal Administrator Approved as to form: Philip L. Dombey, Law Director Mar. 20, 27, '13



RESOLUTION NO. 11-13 PASSED MAR. 11, 2013 A RESOLUTION IMPLEMENTING SECTIONS 3735.65 THROUGH 3735.70 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, ESTABLISHING AND DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA #3 IN THE CITY OF WATERVILLE, DESIGNATING A HOUSING OFFICER TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM, CREATING A COMMUNITY HOUSING COUNCIL AND CREATING A TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Waterville (hereinafter “Council”) desires to pursue all reasonable and legitimate incentive measures to assist and encourage development in specific areas of the City of Waterville that have not enjoyed reinvestment from remodeling or new construction; and WHEREAS, a survey of housing (a copy of which is on file in the Waterville Municipal Building) as required by Revised Code Section 3735.66 has been prepared for the area to be included in the proposed Community Reinvestment Area (hereinafter “CRA”); and WHEREAS, the maintenance of existing and construction of new commercial and industrial structures in such area would serve to encourage real property investments, maintain real property values, and generate new employment opportunities; and WHEREAS, the remodeling of commercial and industrial structures or the construction of new commercial and industrial structures in the CRA constitutes a public purpose for which property exemptions may be granted. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio that: SECTION 1. The area designated as CRA #3 constitutes an area in which real property blight is located, and in which new construction or repair of existing properties is encouraged. SECTION 2. Pursuant to Revised Code Section 3735.66, CRA #3 is hereby established in the area delineated by the boundary as indicated on the attached map, which is made a part hereof as if fully rewritten herein. SECTION 3. Only non-retail commercial and industrial properties consistent with the applicable zoning regulations within the designated CRA will be eligible for exemption under this program. SECTION 4. Within the CRA, the percentage of the tax exemption on the increase in the assessed valuation resulting from improvements to non-retail commercial and industrial real property and the term of those exemptions shall be negotiated on a case-by-case basis in advance of construction or remodeling occurring according to the rules outlined in Revised Code Section 3735.67, but shall not exceed one hundred percent (100%) for up to ten (10) years. Residential properties, including multi-family and single-family, drive-in commercial uses, retail, restaurants, bars, taverns, carry-out businesses, banks and personal uses are not eligible. The results of the negotiations as approved by the Council will be set in writing in a CRA Agreement as outlined in Revised Code Section 3735.671. If remodeling qualifies for an exemption, during the period of the exemption, the dollar amount of the increase in market value of the structure shall be exempt from real property taxation. If new construction qualifies for an exemption, during the period of the exemption, the structure shall not be considered to be an improvement on the land on which it is located for the purpose of real property taxation. SECTION 5. All commercial and industrial projects are required to comply with the State application fee requirements of Revised Code Section 3735.672 (C) (Currently $750.00 to the Treasurer, State of Ohio). A local annual monitoring fee of one percent (1%) of the amount of the incentives, or a minimum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), up to a maximum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) annually is required. SECTION 6. To administer and implement the provisions of this Resolution, the Director of Finance and Administration is hereby designated as the Housing Officer as described in Revised Code Sections 3735.65 through 3735.70. SECTION 7. That a “Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council” shall be created, consisting of two (2) members appointed by the Mayor, two (2) members appointed by the Council, and one (1) member appointed by the Planning Commission. The majority of the members shall then appoint two (2) additional members who shall be residents of the City of Waterville. Terms of the members of the Council shall be for three (3) years. An unexpired term resulting from a vacancy in the Housing Council shall be filled in the same manner as the initial appointment was made. The CRA Housing Council shall make an annual inspection of the properties within the CRA for which an exemption has been granted under Revised Code Section 3735.67. The Housing Council shall also hear appeals under Revised Code Section 3735.70. Revised Code Section 5709.85(A) requires the legislative authority granting an exemption from taxation under Revised Code Section 3735.65 through 3735.70, to create a tax incentive review council ("TIRC"), which TIRC is required to perform an annual review of exemptions from taxation granted pursuant to such sections. The Lucas County Tax Incentive Review Council, whose creation is hereby approved, confirmed and ratified, shall serve as the TIRC to the extent permitted by law. If for any reason the Lucas County Tax Incentive Review Council is unable to serve this function, this Council hereby creates a new TIRC pursuant to Revised Code Section 5709.85(A). A Tax Incentive Review Council (TIRC) shall be established pursuant to Revised Code Section 5709.85, and shall consist of three (3) representatives appointed by the Board of County Commissioners; two (2) representatives of the municipal corporation, appointed by the Mayor with Council concurrence; the County Auditor or designee; and a representative of each affected Board of Education. At least two (2) members must be residents of the City of Waterville. The TIRC shall review annually the compliance of all agreements involving the granting of exemptions for non-retail commercial or industrial real property improvements under Revised Code Section 3735.671 and make written recommendations to the Council as to continuing, modifying or terminating said agreements based upon the performance of the agreements. SECTION 8. The Council reserves the right to re-evaluate the designation of CRA # 3, at which time Council may direct the Housing Officer not to accept any new applications for exemptions as described in Revised Code Section 3735.67. SECTION 9. The Housing Officer or the Housing Officer's designee is hereby authorized and directed, on behalf of the City, to petition the State Director of Development Services Agency, in accordance with Revised Code Section 3735.66, to confirm the findings contained within this Resolution for the creation of this CRA. SECTION 10. The Clerk of Council shall forward a copy of this Resolution to the Lucas County Auditor for information and reference. SECTION 11. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Council, and that all deliberations of this Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal actions were in meetings open to the public in compliance with all legal requirements, including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code. SECTION 12. This Resolution shall take effect from and after the date of its passage as authorized by the Charter of the City of Waterville. VOTE ON PASSAGE: YEAS: _7__ NAYS: __0_ ATTEST: Dale D. Knepper, Clerk of Council Lori A. Brodie, Mayor Prepared by: James M. Bagdonas Municipal Administrator Approved as to form: Philip L. Dombey, Law Director Mar. 20, 27, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Albert N. Torres, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20111313. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory without appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory without appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



PUBLICATION OF NOTICE REVISED CODE SEC. 2115.16 To all persons interested in the Estate of Joan E. Vetter, Deceased, Wood County Probate Court, Case No. 20121485. The fiduciary in the estate has filed an inventory without appraisal of the trust. A hearing on the inventory without appraisal will be April 19, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. in the court. The court is located on the second floor in the Wood County Courthouse, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, Ohio. Any person desiring to file exceptions to said inventory must file them at least five days prior to the day set for hearing. DAVID E. WOESSNER, Probate Judge/Clerk By: Sue Peery, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Mar. 27, Apr. 3, '13



 

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