2020 Legislation

An Ordinance is the formal written enactment of Council in the exercise of a governmental power vested by the Constitution or statutes in the Municipality for the regulation of the conduct of its citizens or others subject to its control, and intended to be of permanent duration. Every action of a general and permanent nature; or granting a franchise; or levying a tax; or appropriating money; or contracting an indebtedness, to be evidenced by the issuance of bonds or notes; or for the purchase lease, or transfer of public property; or establishing an offense and fixing the penalty therefor, shall be taken by ordinance.

​Ordinance Number 2020-01 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2019-41, otherwise known as the temporary appropriations, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

Ordinance Number 2020-02 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the trade-in of certain personal property no longer needed for municipal purposes.

​Ordinance Number 2020-03 (PDF). An Ordinance amending Exhibit "1" of Ordinance No. 2019-42 to establish additional fixed and transitional positions, pay grades, and pay ranges for all non union employees.

​Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-04 (PDF). An Ordinance accepting a temporary and permanent easement from Geoffrey Murase for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a sanitary sewer lateral from the State Route 4 Fire Station and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-05. (PDF) An Ordinance amending Section 1040.10(A) of Chapter 1040 of the Codified Ordinances to discontinue the automatic water rate increase effective January 1, 2020, pending the results of a water rate study and declaring an emergency.

​Ordinance Number 2020-06 (PDF). An Ordinance, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-07 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a facility encroachment agreement by and between the City of Monroe and CSX Transportation, Inc. for the installation and maintenance of one six-inch diameter sub-grade pipeline crossings, solely for the conveyance of potable water, and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2020-08 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2020-06, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

​Emergency Ordinance No. 2020-11 (PDF). An Ordinance extending the deadline for the filing of and payments of the City of Monroe income tax for filing year 2019 and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-12 (PDF). An Ordinance to declare certain emergency procedures necessary for the continued governance of the City during the current national state of emergency and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-13 (PDF). An Ordinance rescinding Emergency Ordinance No. 2020-12 and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2020-14 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the trade-in of certain personal property no longer needed for municipal purposes.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-15 (PDF).  An Ordinance authorizing the sale of certain personal property no longer needed for municipal purposes and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-16 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter 1065 of the codified Ordinances to eliminate reference to the James Monroe Community Room, allow for full refunds for canceled reservations, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-17 (PDF).  An Ordinance supplementing Section 286.13 of the Codified Ordinances to allow for full refunds for cancelled reservations in exigent circumstances and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance Number 2020-18 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2020-08, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

Ordinance Number 2020-19 (PDF). An Ordinance combining the 1989 Levy Fund and the 2005 Levy Fund to create a new fund titled Fire & EMS Levy Fund.

Ordinance Number 2020-20 (PDF). An Ordinance closing the Public Safety Grant Fund and authorizing the transfer of the balance of this fund to the General Fund.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-21 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing the Traffic Code and General Offenses Code of the Codified Ordinances to bring City law into conformity with State law and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-22 (PDF). An Ordinance creating the Coronavirus Relief Fund and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance No. 2020-24 (PDF). An Ordinance vacating a certain easement containing 2,750 square feet no longer needed for municipal purposes.

Ordinance No. 2020-25 (PDF). An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2020-08, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe, during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-26 (PDF). An Ordinance determining to adjust special assessments levied for the purpose of constructing certain improvements and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-27 (PDF).
An Ordinance determining to adjust special assessments levied for the purpose of constructing certain improvements and declaring an emergency.​

Ordinance Number. 2020-28 (PDF).  An Ordinance amending and supplementing Ordinance No. 2020-25, otherwise known as the permanent appropriations ordinance, to meet current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Monroe during fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-29 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the sale and trade-in of certain personal property no longer needed for municipal purposes and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-30 (PDF). An Ordinance providing for the issuance and sale of not to exceed $3,325,000 of Waterworks System Improvement Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020, of the City of Monroe, Counties of Buter and Warren, State of Ohio, under Section 12 of Article XVIII of the Ohio Constitution for the purpose of refunding bonds issued to pay the costs of certain waterworks system improvements, and pay the costs of issuance of said bonds; authorizing the preparation and distribution of an official statement; authorizing a pledge of the revenues thereof to secure the bonds; and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-31 (PDF). An Ordinance providing for the issuance of not to exceed $750,000 various purpose refunding bonds, Series 2020, by the City of Monroe, Ohio, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-32 (PDF). An Ordinance appropriating the City's Coronavirus Relief Fund Payment to the City's COVID-19 response, directing the City Manager to establish the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program to be administered by the Monroe Area Community Improvement Corporation and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Ordinance Number 2020-33 (PDF). An Ordinance authorizing the trade-in of certain personal property no longer needed for municipal purposes and declaring an emergency.

A Resolution is the formal written enactment of Council of a less permanent nature, not prescribing any permanent rules of conduct and usually required or applied to the preliminary declaration of legislative intent to be effectuated by the subsequent passage of an ordinance, or for the disposition of a specific matter not required by statute or Charter provisions to be done by ordinance.

​Emergency Resolution Number 01-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $70,936.80 to W. G. Stang LLC and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Resolution Number 02-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,096.00 to USI Insurance and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Resolution Number 03-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $32,660.33 to Civica CMI and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 04-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the bid submitted by Rack and Ballauer Excavating Co., Inc. and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement for the Todhunter Road Culvert Replacement Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 05-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Butler County Tax Incentive Review Council of November 7, 2019, and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 06-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution approving blanket purchase orders as recommended by the Director of Finance and the City Manager.

Resolution Number 07-2020 (PDF). A Resolution directing the Director of Finance to request an advancement of taxes assessed and collected on behalf of the City of Monroe from the Auditors of Butler and Warren Counties.

Resolution Number 08-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution expressing Council's intent for the sale of personal property not needed for public use or is obsolete or unfit for the use for which it was acquired by internet auction.

Resolution Number 09-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager or designee to apply for any and all grant funds; provided that acceptance of any grant funds, including matching funds, must be specifically approved by Council.

Emergency Resolution Number 10-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $22,859.08 to Enterprise FM Trust and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 11-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the State Route 4 Fire House Sanitary Sewer Lateral Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between Stauffer Site Services LLC for said project.

Resolution Number 13-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the Monroe Bicentennial Commons Project, Phase 1, and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Majors Enterprises, Inc. for said project.

​Emergency Resolution Number 14-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $22,896.00 to Public Entities Pool and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 15-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept the proposal submitted by Jones-Warner Consultants, Inc. for professional design services in connection with the South Union Road Improvement Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 16-2020 (PDF). An Emergency Resolution to accept the One Ohio Memorandum of Understanding and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 17-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Dailey's Lawn & Landscaping for mowing of various properties.

Emergency Resolution Number 18-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and J. W. Brennan Excavating for the Garver Road Water Main Replacement Project, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 19-2020 (PDF). A Resolution rejecting the report and recommendations of Felicia Bernardini, Fact Finder for the State Employment Relations Board (SERB), in reference to Case No. 2019-MED-07-0620, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 20-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,172.00 to Phoenix Safety Outfitters and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 21-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the Local Roadway Striping Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Aeromark LLC for said project and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 22-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract by and between the City of Monroe and other participating agencies located in Warren County to establish the Warren County Drug Task Force Council of Governments, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 23-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the Highway Striping Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Areomark LLC for said project, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 24-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $4,665.00 to Industrial Appraisal Company and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 25-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Burgess & Niple, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Britton Lane Water Tank Project, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 26-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the 2020 Asphalt Resurfacing Program and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and John R. Jurgensen Co. for said project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 27-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Temporary Sewer Service Agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Board of County Commissioners of Butler County, Ohio and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 28-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding by and between the City of Monroe and West Chester Township to provide for a Combined Crisis Response Unit for tactical operations during high risk situations.

Emergency Resolution Number 29-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,785.00 to Drypatrol LLC and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 30-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the purchase of a Vactor-jet Truck and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 32-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an amended agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Monroe Local School District to provide for the waiver of payments for School Resource Officers during periods of time when the services are not utilized.

Resolution Number 33-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement by and between the City of Monroe and VirTra for a V-300 training system for the Department of Police.

Emergency Resolution Number 34-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the ADA Ramp Concrete Replacement Project, authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with W. G. Stang, LLC, for said project, and declaring an emergency.​

Resolution Number 35-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into Indefeasible Right-to-Use Agreements by and between the City of Monroe and the Southwest Ohio Computer Association for the utilization of fiber systems.

Resolution Number 36-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Indefeasible Right-to-Use Agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the SouthWest Ohio Computer Association for the Utilization of Fiber Systems specifically for traffic signals.

Emergency Resolution Number 37-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $5,415.93 to the Butler County Emergency Management Agency and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 38-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $5,000.00 to USI Insurance Services LLC and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 39-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a change order for the Garver Road Water Main Replacement Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 40-2020 (PDF). A Resolution affirming that all funds received from the County Coronavirus Relief Distribution Fund pursuant to S.B. 310 be expended only to cover costs consistent with the requirements of section 5001 of the CARES Act as described in 42 U.S.C. 601(d), and any applicable regulations and guidance only to cover expenses as set forth herein, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 41-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for the Britton Lane Tank Rehabilitation Project, authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with L& T Painting Company, Inc. for said project, and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 42-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and US Bank for banking services.

Emergency Resolution Number 43-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Butler County Tax Incentive Review Council of May 21, 2020 and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 44-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Ohio Department of Transportation for the construction of a 2.3 mile long trail along the Great Miami River associated with Federal grant funds awarded. 

Resolution Number 45-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Ohio Department of Transportation agreeing to participate in the construction of a 2.3 mile long trail along the Great Miami River.

Emergency Resolution Number 46-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution adopting the Tax Budget for the City of Monroe, Ohio, for the 2021 fiscal year.

Emergency Resolution Number 47-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $49,033.52 to Frost Brown Todd LLC and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 48-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Fishbeck for professional engineering services for the Rosemont Park Nature Preserve Storm Water Drainage Project and declaring an emergency.

​Resolution Number 49-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution amending Resolution 06-2020 approving blanket purchase orders as recommended by the Director of Finance and the City Manager.

Resolution Number 50-2020 (PDF). A Resolution adopting a Fund Balance Policy.

Emergency Resolution Number 51-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the submission of a multi-jurisdictional final application and participation thereof by the City of Monroe, Ohio, the Ohio Public Works Program for PY 35/2021 for the South Union Road Reconstruction Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 52-2020 (PDF). A Resolution revoking the tax exemption provided by an existing Community Reinvestment Area Agreement concerning a parcel of commercial real property in the City of Monroe and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 53-2020 (PDF). A Resolution ratifying the filing of an individual proof of claim in connection with the bankruptcy cases of In Re Purdue Pharma. L.P., et al, Case No. 19023649 (RDD) (Bankr. S.D.N.Y) and declaring an emergency.​

Emergency Resolution Number 54-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the lowest and/or best bid submitted for a 2021 Freightliner Chassis with Step Van Upfit and authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Fyda Freightliner Cincinnati, Inc. for said vehicle and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 55-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $8,708.96 to CDW Government and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 56-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a collective bargaining agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (Patrol Officers), and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 57-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a collective bargaining agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (Sergeants), and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 58-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement for professional architectural services for right-of-way acquisition for the Great Miami River Trail by and between the City of Monroe and Brandstetter Carroll Inc. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 59-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the proposal and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Global Business Solutions, Inc. for the fiber optic network installation to the police facility at 601 South Main Street and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 60-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate, and ratify the change order in the amount of $16,309.40 for the ADA Ramp Concrete Replacement Project to W.G. Stang LLC, and declaring an emergency.

​Emergency Resolution Number 61-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $3,600.00 to Civica North America Inc. and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 62-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Fishbeck for professional engineering services to perform a Risk and Resiliency Assessment for the City's public water system.

Resolution Number 63-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Fishbeck for professional engineering services to perform a risk and resiliency assessment for the City's public water system.

Emergency Resolution Number 64-2020 (PDF). A Resolution accepting the amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the County Auditor and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 65-2020 (PDF). A Resolution amending Resolution No. 49-2020 approving blanket purchase orders as recommended by the Director of Finance and the City Manager and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 66-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing specific expenditures of the City of Monroe's share of Coronavirus Relief Funds as legislated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 67-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the construction of a 2.3 mile long trail along the Great Miami River associated with the Clean Ohio Trails Funds awarded and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 68-2020 (PDF). A Resolution granting consent to the Ohio Department of Transportation for guardrail replacement along State Route 4 and State Route 63 and declaring an emergency.

Resolution Number 69-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC for professional services to complete a water rate study.

Emergency Resolution Number 70-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $19,751.68 to Butler County Water and Sewer and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 71-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement by and between the City of Monroe and Enterprise Fleet Management and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 72-2020 (PDF). A Resolution endorsing the filing of a Community Development Block Grant Funding Application for an Americans with Disabilities Act Program and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 73-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept the proposal from Briggs Creative Services, LLC for professional right-of-way acquisition services for the Butler Warren and Mason Road Water Main Improvement Project and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 74-2020 (PDF). A Resolution approving a Then-and-Now Certificate in the amount of $4,590.00 to CDW Government and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 75-2020 (PDF). A Resolution authorizing specific expenditures of the City of Monroe's share of Coronavirus Relief Funds as legislated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and declaring an emergency.

Emergency Resolution Number 76-2020 (PDF).  A Resolution urging the Governor of the State of Ohio and the State Legislature of Ohio to extend the deadline for members of a public body to hold and attend meetings via electronic technology during the period of the emergency declared by Executive Order 2020-01D on March 9, 2020, until the declared emergency is terminated, and declaring an emergency.