Ordinances & Resolutions

The term “Ordinance” refers to the type of legislative action by the Village Council that is of a general or permanent nature, creates a right, grants a franchise or involves the expenditure of money, the levying of a tax, or authorizes the purchase, lease, sale or transfer of property.

The term “Resolution” is used in connection with the action of the Village Council in passing legislation generally referred to as a declaration of intent or purpose, or the authorization of some temporary act or administrative procedure. A resolution may initiate, direct or carry out administrative duties and functions that are granted to the Council under statutory laws or municipal ordinances.