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File #: O-236-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 4/29/2019 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 5/14/2019 Final action: 5/14/2019
Title: Authorizing the mayor to apply for, enter into cooperative agreements, and to accept, deposit, and appropriate loan proceeds of up to $49,000,000 from the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) into the Water Replacement Loan Fund; authorizing the expenditure of said loan proceeds on the Basins 1 through 4 Improvements project; appropriating $175,000 from the Water Replacement Fund for the payment of loan administrative fees and miscellaneous project costs; authorizing various adjustments and transfers of expenses to comply with the loan agreements; authorizing a dedicated source for repayment of said loans; authorizing the mayor to execute all necessary documentation for said loans and all contracts related to construction, professional services, contingencies, capitalized interest, testing, permit and miscellaneous costs; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 5/7/2019, 2. Audio: City Council 5/14/2019
Label
DPU051419BASINS1THROUGH4
Water Treatment
P. Bannister (x1846)
(Revised)

Title
Authorizing the mayor to apply for, enter into cooperative agreements, and to accept, deposit, and appropriate loan proceeds of up to $49,000,000 from the Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) into the Water Replacement Loan Fund; authorizing the expenditure of said loan proceeds on the Basins 1 through 4 Improvements project; appropriating $175,000 from the Water Replacement Fund for the payment of loan administrative fees and miscellaneous project costs; authorizing various adjustments and transfers of expenses to comply with the loan agreements; authorizing a dedicated source for repayment of said loans; authorizing the mayor to execute all necessary documentation for said loans and all contracts related to construction, professional services, contingencies, capitalized interest, testing, permit and miscellaneous costs; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Upgrade of the flocculation and treatment basins of the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant will be completed in phases with the first phase being the upgrade of Basins 5 and 6 (East Plant) followed by upgrades of Basins 1 through 4 (West Plant). The upgrade of Basins 3 and 4 has an Ohio EPA Director approved completion date of April 16, 2022 followed by Basins 1 and 2 which has an Ohio EPA Director approved completion date of April 28, 2023. The work includes replacement of flocculation, sludge collection, carbon dioxide feed equipment; basin repairs; and new piping, flow metering, valves, outlet weirs, structures, and conduits. To finance construction of the project, the Division of Water Treatment desires to secure funding from the OWDA Fresh Water Loan Program. Prior to loan approval, the OWDA requires an ordinance be passed authorizing the loan application, acceptance, and the execution of agreement as well as designating a dedicated repayment source for the loan funds.

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