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File #: O-521-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: Finance Department
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Declaring the necessity of controlling the blight and disease of shade trees within public rights of way, and for planting, maintaining, trimming and removing shade trees in and along the streets of the City; providing for the assessment of the cost of those services; and declaring an emergency.
Label
FIN PROVIDING 2019 TREE MAINT
Taxation and Treasury
R. Martinez (x1653)
Revised

Title
Declaring the necessity of controlling the blight and disease of shade trees within public rights of way, and for planting, maintaining, trimming and removing shade trees in and along the streets of the City; providing for the assessment of the cost of those services; and declaring an emergency.

Body
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This is the annual ordinance declaring the necessity of controlling blight and disease of shade trees, and planting, maintaining, and removing shade trees in and along City streets. This ordinance also provides for the assessment of the costs of that program. The total estimated program cost for the year 2018 was $5,580,864. The estimated 2019 cost is $4,728,954.

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

SECTION 1. That it is declared necessary to control the blight and disease of shade trees within public rights-of-way and provide for planting, maintaining, trimming and removing shade trees in and along the streets of the City during the year 2019 in the Toledo Forestry District established in Section 907.02 of the Toledo Municipal Code. The services to be provided by the City for that control, planting, maintenance, trimming and removal in 2019 are referred to collectively in this ordinance as the "Services".

SECTION 2. That the plans, specifications, estimate of cost and schedules for the Services, prepared by the Director of Public Service and on file and available for public inspection in his office, are approved. The Services shall be provided in accordance with those plans, specifications and schedules, and the grade of each of the streets, and public ways serviced and of the Services shall be the existing grade. The Director of Public Service is authorized to purchase or rent the necessary tools, machinery and appliances and to purchase the necessary materials and employ the necessary labor to carry ...

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