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File #: O-281-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/28/2019 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/11/2019
Title: Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $310,000 from the Special Assessment Improvement Fund for the 2019 Sidewalk Program; authorizing the mayor to prepare plans and specifications, acquire required rights-of-way as appropriate, and enter into contracts for this project within the Division of Engineering Services; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 6/4/2019, 2. Audio: 6/11/2019 City Council Meeting

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DPU061119SIDEWALKPROGRAM

Division of Engineering Services

Karl Huss (ext. 2847)

 

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Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $310,000 from the Special Assessment Improvement Fund for the 2019 Sidewalk Program; authorizing the mayor to prepare plans and specifications, acquire required rights-of-way as appropriate, and enter into contracts for this project within the Division of Engineering Services; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

Per Ordinance 97-19, the Division of Engineering Services received $1,250,000 from the Capital Improvement Program Fund for the 2019 Sidewalk Program. Further, Resolution xxx-19 was enacted to begin the assessment process and provide notice to property owners in accordance with the city’s sidewalk policy.

 

All of the funds included in this ordinance are for work that is scheduled to begin in 2019.  Authorization for appropriation and expenditure of these critical funds now will allow for timely bidding and construction to ensure all projects are completed this year in a balanced, efficient fashion.

 

Summary

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

 

SECTION 1.                     That an amount not to exceed $310,000 is appropriated from the Special Assessment Improvement Fund into Account Code 5057-35000-8A10639STDSTD for the assessed portion of the 2019 Sidewalk Program; and the expenditure of same is authorized.

 

SECTION 2.                     That the mayor is authorized to prepare plans and specifications and to enter into contracts after accepting bids for the 2019 Sidewalk Program as necessary to complete the improvements identified above including such items as labor, materials, construction testing and professional services and for property appraisals, title work, negotiations, acquisition, and environmental contamination studies that are necessary to acquire additional rights-of-way as required.  Contracts shall contain such terms and conditions as the mayor may deem requisite and proper and shall be subject to approval by the Director of Public Utilities and the Director of Law.

 

SECTION 3.  That the Director of Finance is authorized to issue his warrant or warrants against the account codes listed in Section 1 in an amount not to exceed $310,000 in payment of the obligations upon presentation of the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 4.                      That the disappropriation of any remaining budget to fund balance is authorized at project closeout.

                     

SECTION 5.  That this ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.  The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that same is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and property and for the further reason that this ordinance must be immediately effective in order to facilitate this work to meet completion deadlines.

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

                     Passed:  _________________, as an emergency measure:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________                                              __________________________________

                            Clerk of Council                                                                           President of Council

 

                     

Approved:  _____________________                                          __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mayor

 

 

                     I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance passed by Council ________________________.

 

 

Attest:  ________________________

                    Clerk of Council