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File #: O-517-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 10/15/2019 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 10/29/2019 Final action: 10/29/2019
Title: Authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $125,000 from Capital Improvement Fund to transform the former Longfellow Elementary School site into a Toledo city park; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and enter into contracts for walking path installation, tree planting, bench installation, and other site improvements; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 10/22/2019, 3. Audio: City Council October 29, 2019
Label
DPS Longfellow Site Improvement Project
Parks, Recreation and Forestry
Karen Ranney Wolkins (x2326)/Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
(Revised)

Title
Authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $125,000 from Capital Improvement Fund to transform the former Longfellow Elementary School site into a Toledo city park; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and enter into contracts for walking path installation, tree planting, bench installation, and other site improvements; and declaring an emergency.

Body
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Longfellow Elementary School was demolished and the property was transferred to the City of Toledo for the purpose of creating a neighborhood park. Zoning was changed to Parks and Open Space during the summer of 2018, and neighborhood meetings were subsequently held to help determine the next best use of this space. It was determined, through those discussions, that a walking path, a small selection of benches, and an appropriate assortment of trees should be installed. The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: not to exceed $125,000
- The expenditure budget line item: 5040-60500-8CP1834LONGFLW
- New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): none
- Revenue budget line item: none
- Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year?: Yes
- Is this a capital project?: Yes
- If yes, is it new or existing?: New
- What section of the City's Strategic Plan does this support:
o Excellent in Basic Services: yes
o Quality Community Investment: yes
o Workplace Culture & Customer Service: no
o Environment: no

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

SECTION 1. That an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $125,000 is authorized from the Capital Improvement Fund, Account Code 5040-60500-8CP1834LONGFLW, for the purpose of transforming the former Longfellow Elementary School site into a Toledo city park, including, but not limited ...

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