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File #: R-502-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/13/2021 In control: Finance Department
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Authorizing the Finance Director to request advances from the Lucas County Auditor's office; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 9/21/2021, 2. Audio: City Council 9/28/2021


2022 Property Tax Advances

Department of Finance

Melanie Campbell (x1252)




Authorizing the Finance Director to request advances from the Lucas County Auditor's office; and declaring an emergency.




In order for the City to receive advance property tax payments from the Lucas County Auditor throughout fiscal year 2022, a resolution must be adopted by City Council.  The resolution authorizes the Director of Finance, or their designee to request “advances of funds” from the Lucas County Auditor. The resolution is to be filed with the Lucas County Auditor by October 31, 2021. This resolution is submitted to Council annually and is required pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code Section 321.34 (Advance Payment to Local Authorities).


The fiscal impact of this resolution is as follows:

-                     The total amount of funds requested: $0

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): $0

-                     Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)?: no

-                     Is this a capital project (yes/no)?  no

-                     If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)? N/A

-                     What section of the City’s Strategic Plan does this support:

o                     Excellence in Basic Services (yes/no) yes

o                     Quality Community Investment (Livable City, Development) (yes/no) yes

o                     Workplace Culture & Customer Service (yes/no) yes

o                     Environment (yes/no) yes



NOW, THEREFORE, Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Toledo:


                     SECTION 1.  That the Director of Finance is authorized on behalf of the City of Toledo to make requests from time to time to the Auditor and Treasurer of Lucas County, Ohio, for advances of funds derived from taxes and other sources.


                     SECTION 2.  That the Clerk of Council is authorized and directed to send a certified copy of this resolution to the Auditor and Treasurer of Lucas County, Ohio.


                     SECTION 3.  That this Resolution, being an emergency measure shall take effect and be in force from and after its adoption.  The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that this resolution is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and property, and for the further reason that the resolution must be immediately effective in order to provide the orderly and efficient continuation of municipal operations.


Vote on emergency clause:  yeas 12, nays 0.


Adopted:  September 28, 2021, as an emergency measure:  yeas 12, nays 0.



Gerald E. Dendinger                                          Matt Cherry

Clerk of Council                                          President of Council


Approved:                                                               September 28, 2021

Wade Kapszukiewicz