AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF LAPEL AMENDING CHAPTER 24.2 OF THE TOWN OF LAPEL, INDIANA CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING TAKE-HOME CAR POLICY FOR FULL TIME POLICE OFFICERS

WHEREAS, on March 5, 2015 the Lapel Town Council adopted an Ordinance establishing a take-home car policy, which is currently codified in the Town of Lapel Code of Ordinances, Chapter 24.2 and which policy was established in response, in part, to an enlargement in the Town of Lapel's municipal limits; and

WHEREAS, the Lapel Town Council, now deems it desirable to amend Chapter 24.2 of the Town of Lapel Code of Ordinances, to allow police officers personal use of their assigned police cars pursuant to a policy attached hereto as Exhibit "A" (hereafter referred to as the "Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy"); and,

WHEREAS, the Town Council, finds it in the best interest of the Town of Lapel to adopt the policy considerations contained in Article II of the Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy; and, 

WHEREAS, the Town Council of Lapel finds it desirable to amend the Take-Home Policy such that all provisions of Chatper 24.2 of the Lapel Code of Ordinances in conflict with the Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy are hereby deleted and replaced with those appropriate portions of the Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy, attached hereto.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, that Chapter 24.2 of the Town of Lapel Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:

1. Exhibit A, Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy, as attached hereto, is hereby added to the previously adopted Take Home Car Policy codified in the Town of Lapel's Code of Irdinances;

2. All provisions contained in Chapter 24.2 of the Town of Lapel Code of Ordinances, in conflict with the Personally Assigned Vehicle Policy attached hereto as Exchibit A, are hereby deleted and replaced by the appropriate provisions contained in Exhibit A.

This Ordinance shall be effective upon passage.

SO ORDAINED by the Lapel Town Council this 16th day of December 2021.