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File #: O-148-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 3/19/2019 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 4/2/2019 Final action: 4/2/2019
Title: Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $230,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Sewer Replacement Fund for the purchase of safety equipment for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewer and Drainage Services in order to maintain compliance with the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program regulations and to provide adequate protection for field personnel; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $230,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Water Replacement Fund for the purchase of safety equipment in the Division of Water Distribution; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and enter into contracts for said purchases; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 3/26/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 4/2/2019
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DPU040219DPUSAFETYEQUIPMENT
Division of Sewer & Drainage
David Pratt (x2172)
(Revised)

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Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $230,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Sewer Replacement Fund for the purchase of safety equipment for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewer and Drainage Services in order to maintain compliance with the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program regulations and to provide adequate protection for field personnel; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $230,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Water Replacement Fund for the purchase of safety equipment in the Division of Water Distribution; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and enter into contracts for said purchases; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
In order to maintain compliance with the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program regulations and to provide adequate protection for field personnel, additional safety equipment is necessary at the Department of Public Utilities. There is a need for additional trenching and shoring equipment due to additional repair crews and the need for compatible specialty shoring to work around buried utilities. Additionally trailers will be purchased for the transportation of this equipment following standard purchasing protocol. Funds have been included for this equipment in the Water & Sewer Capital Improvement Programs.

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

SECTION 1. That an amount not to exceed $230,000 is appropriated from the unappropriated balance of the Sewer Replacement Fund, Account Code 6073-37000-4UC0719STDSTD and expenditure of same is authorized for the purchase of safety equipment in order to comply with the Public Employment Risk Reduction Program regulations and to provide adequate protection for field personnel.

SECTION 2. That an amount ...

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