ORDINANCE 2007-04 OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF
LEO-CEDARVILLE, INDIANA

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CITATIONS ISSUED BY THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE OFFICER TO BE ADJUDICATED AND ENFORCED IN THE CITY COURT OF NEW HAVEN, INDIANA, AND ALL OTHER COURTS OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION

WHEREAS, the Town of Leo-Cedarville (the “Town”) has entered into a Law Enforcement Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the County of Allen (the “County”) for the provision by the County of a sworn Deputy Sheriff (the “Community Resource Officer”) to render law enforcement services to the Town; and

WHEREAS, the Agreement provides that the Community Resource Officer shall issue citations for violations of Town ordinances pertaining to noise control, open fires, public nuisances, parking, abandoned vehicles, park regulations, and control of animals;

NOTWITHSTANDING either enforcement provisions specifically set forth in the Code of Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, the Town desires to adjudicate and enforce citations issued by the Community Resource Officer in the City Court of New Haven, Indiana, and all other courts of competent jurisdiction;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Leo-Cedarville, Indiana:

1.       That the Code of Ordinances of the Town be amended to add to Chapter 10 the following:

A.       Notwithstanding other enforcement provisions specifically set forth in the Code of Ordinances, the Town Community Resource Officer may issue citations for violations of ordinances as authorized by the Law Enforcement Services Agreement between the Town and the Allen County Sheriff.

B.       All citations issued under proper authority by the Town Community Resource Officer may be adjudicated and enforced in the City Court of New Haven, Indiana, or any other court of competent jurisdiction.

C.       Enforcement by citation shall be alternative to any specific enforcement provisions set forth in any specific ordinance or otherwise set forth in this Code.

2.       This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and upon its execution by the Town Executive as attested by the Clerk-Treasurer.

Passed and adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Leo-Cedarville, Indiana on this 6th day of November, 2007.

 

  Cindy J. Kimm    
Cindy Kimm
Council member

  Michael Young    
Michael Young
Council Member

  Paul Steffens       
Paul Steffens
Council Member

  Jan Linn              
Janice Linn
Council Member

  John Clendenen  
John Clendenen
Council President

 

Attestation of Clerk-Treasurer

I, Pamela Spannuth, the Clerk-Treasurer for the Town of Leo-Cedarville, Indiana, hereby attest that the ordinance set forth above was adopted by the legislative body of the Town of Leo-Cedarville on 6 November 2007 and signed by the Executive for the Town of Leo-Cedarville, and properly executed in my presence on   20 Nov 2007  .

 

  Pam Spannuth  
Pamela Spannuth
Clerk-Treasurer