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File #: O-020-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $5,000,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Water Replacement Fund for the 2019 Water Main Program; authorizing the mayor to prepare plans and specifications, acquire rights-of-way and easements as appropriate, accept bids and enter into contracts for the design and construction of water mains; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 1/2/2019, 2. Audio: Council Meeting1/8/19
Label
DPU010819WATERMAINPROGRAM
Engineering Services
Christy Soncrant (x2851)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $5,000,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Water Replacement Fund for the 2019 Water Main Program; authorizing the mayor to prepare plans and specifications, acquire rights-of-way and easements as appropriate, accept bids and enter into contracts for the design and construction of water mains; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This ordinance funds the continuation of the city's systematic, annual water main replacement program to replace deteriorating and undersized water mains, and to loop dead ends within the city's water distribution system. Funding in the amount of $5 million for this program has been planned for in the 2019 Water Capital Improvement Program which includes funding for design of future years' projects. This work is necessary to maintain safe, reliable service that will meet demands in the City of Toledo water distribution system.

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

SECTION 1. That an amount of $5,000,000 is appropriated from the unappropriated balance of the Water Replacement Fund into Account Code 6063-35000-4UC0219STDSTD for the purpose of funding the 2019 Water Main Program; and the expenditure of same is authorized.

SECTION 2. That the Mayor is authorized to prepare plans and specifications, accept bids, and enter into contracts for the design and construction of water mains, including such items as labor, materials, real estate incidentals, testing, purchase of rights-of-way and easements, and professional services necessary to undertake said project.

SECTION 3. That the Director of Finance is authorized to issue his warrant or warrants against the account code listed in Section 1 in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 in payment of the above authorized obligations upon presentation of the proper v...

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