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File #: R-541-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/6/2018 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Declaring it necessary to improve a portion of the Hill Avenue by upgrading existing street lights; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: O-541-18 Council Meeting 12/18/2018

Label
DPS Upgrade Hill Avenue Street Lighting
Department of Public Service
Paul Rasmusson (x7868)
Revised

Title
Declaring it necessary to improve a portion of the Hill Avenue by upgrading existing street lights; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
It was determined lighting on Hill Avenue's western-most city limit to Byrne Road could be enhanced for the safety of citizens through improved street lighting. Light Emitting Diode (LED) street lamps offer brighter lighting patterns at a lower cost due to less energy consumption. Increasing light intensity on various streets and intersections by replacing the current streetlights with LED streetlights will reduce dangerous intersections and increase public safety in general.

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

SECTION 1. That it is necessary to improve a portion of Hill Avenue as described in Section 3 by upgrading the existing street lights from existing mercury vapor or high pressure sodium luminaires to new LED luminaires.

SECTION 2. That this Resolution for street lighting improvements is referred to the Department of Public Service for further processing pursuant to the Toledo Municipal Code and Charter.

SECTION 3. That a portion of Hill Avenue's western-most city limit to Byrne Road is specifically benefited by said improvements and shall be assessed at the rate per assessed front foot representing that part of the cost of lighting said streets or portion of said streets abutting said lots and lands.

SECTION 4. That the assessments so to be levied and assessed shall be levied and assessed annually in accordance with the assessing Ordinance hereafter to be passed by the Council and shall be certified to the County Auditor to be placed upon the tax duplicate and collected as other taxes.

SECTION 5. That the remainder of the cost and expense of said improvement, not specially assessed, together with damages, if any, awarded to the owne...

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