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File #: O-023-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 12/6/2018 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Declaring it necessary to improve a portion of the Hill Avenue by upgrading existing street lights; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 1/2/2019, 2. Audio: Council Meeting1/8/19
Label
DPS Upgrade Hill Avenue Street Lighting
Department of Public Service
Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
Revised

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

Body
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 street lights with LED streetlights will reduce dangerous intersections and increase public safety in general.

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

SECTION 1. That it is determined to proceed with the improvement of a portion of Hill Avenue as described below by upgrading the existing streetlights from existing mercury vapor or high pressure sodium luminaires to new LED luminaires, pursuant to the authority cited below and in accordance with Resolution No. 541-18 adopted on December 18, 2018; and plans, specifications and estimates to be prepared under the direction of the Department of Public Service.

SECTION 2. 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 3. 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 4. That the remainder of the cost and expense of said improvement, not speciall...

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