An Ordinance Establishing the Town of Lapel Community Crossing Grant Fund
WHEREAS, the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, by its Town Council, wishes to establish a Community Crossing Grant Fund.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Town Council of the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana:
There is hereby established in the Town of Lapel a fund for deposit of any grants awarded to the Town of Lapel from the Indiana Department of Transportation pursuant to any Local Roads and Bridges Matching Grant Agreement (the "Grant Agreement") entered into between the Town of Lapel and the Indiana Department of Transportation. The fund shall be referred to as the "Community Crossing Grant Fund".
Monies deposited in the Community Crossing Grant Fund shall be expended with appropriations only for the purposes for which the grant was awarded under the Grant Agreement.
Any unexpended monies in the Community Crossing Grant Fund at the close of the Project (as described in the applicable Grant Agreement) that were received from the Indiana Department of Transportation shall be returned to the Indiana Department of Transportation in accordance with said Grant Agreement.
The express or implied repeal or amendment by this Ordinance of any other Ordinance or part of any other Ordinance does not affect any rights or liabilities accrued, penalties incurred,, or procedures begun prior to the effective date of this Ordinance. Those rights, liabilities, and proceedings are continued and penalties shall be imposed and enforced under the repealed or amended Ordinance as if this Ordinance had not been adopted.
No part of this Ordinance shall be interpreted to conflict with any local, state or federal laws, and all reasonable efforts should be made to harmonize the same. Should any section or party of this Ordinance be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole, or any other portion thereof other than that portion so declared to be invalid, and for this purpose the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
Passed and adopted by the Town of Lapel, Town Council, Madison County, Indiana, this _____ day of November 2017.