ORDINANCE NO.   2007-08  

TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE, INDIANA

An ordinance approving the execution of an agreement for services with the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns and directing the payment of amounts due under the agreement

WHEREAS, the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (“IACT”), has entered into a contract for services with HyettPalma, Inc. (“HPI”) to implement “Indiana Downtown,” a program which will enable IACT to provide comprehensive downtown advisory assistance to Indiana municipalities (“Indiana Downtown Agreement”);

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Indiana Downtown Agreement, and in order to implement Indiana Downtown, IACT is entering into agreements with individual municipalities pursuant to which HPI, as contractor to IACT, will provide customized downtown advisory assistance to each municipality with which IACT has an agreement; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Leo-Cedarville desires to enter into an agreement with IACT in order to obtain customized downtown advisory assistance as described in the Indiana Downtown Agreement;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDANIED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE, INDIANA:

SECTION 1. (a)   The Town Council hereby approves the execution of the IACT Agreement, the substantially final form of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A (“Agreement”). Pursuant to the Agreement, IACT will provide, through its contactor, HPI, comprehensive downtown advisory assistance to the Town.

(b)       The President of the Town Council and the Clerk-Treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to execute the Agreement in such form or substance as they shall approve acting upon the advice of counsel. The President of the Town Council and the Clerk-Treasurer may also take such other actions as are necessary or desirable in connection with the execution of and the performance of the Town’s obligations under the Agreement.

SECTION 2. (a)   The Town Council hereby finds and determines that:   (1) the Agreement constitutes a service agreement in accordance with IC 36-5-4-12(b)(7); and (2) payments due to IACT under the Agreement constitute expenses as described in IC 36-5-412(b)(13).

(b)       The Town Council hereby authorizes and directs the Clerk-Treasurer to pay amounts due under the Agreement without prior approval by this Council in accordance with IC 36-5-4-12(a). All payments to IACT under the Agreement must be supported by a fully itemized invoice or bill and certification by the Clerk-Treasurer.

(c)       The Town Council shall review all claims paid under the authority of this ordinance at its next regular or special meeting following the preapproved payment of the expense.

SECTION 3.   This Ordinance is effective upon passage and approval by the Town Council President.

Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Leo-Cedarville, Indiana, this   04   day of   Dec  , 2007.

 

TOWN COUNCIL,
TOWN OF LEO-CEDARVILLE, INDIANA

  John Clendenen  
President

ATTEST:

  Pam Spannuth  
Clerk-Treasurer

(SEAL)

 

  Paul Steffens

  Michael K. Young

  Cindy J. Kimm

  Jan Linn