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File #: O-308-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 5/24/2021 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Authorizing the expenditure of $11,000 from the Utility Administrative Services Fund to pay the annual dues for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: Agenda Review June 1, 2021, 3. Audio: City Council June 8, 2021
Label
DPU060821ANNUALDUESCITIESINIATIVE
Utilities Administration
Edward Moore (x1845)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the expenditure of $11,000 from the Utility Administrative Services Fund to pay the annual dues for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative; and declaring an emergency.

Body
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This ordinance will authorize the payment of annual dues to Great Lake and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative for Mayors. This organization is made up of Mayors whose population and towns (and economy) that rely on the Great Lakes water who have formed a bi-national coalition and will actively work with federal, state and provincial governments to advance the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes ecosystem through development and implementation of a comprehensive Great Lakes Protection and Restoration Plan. Mayors will become active participants in Great Lakes issues relating to governance, economics and science. The Mayors also communicate and share ideas about the various issues the member cities are experiencing in order to advance the much-needed knowledge, understanding and solutions of said issues, with the goal of creating as expeditiously as possible, comprehensive solutions.

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The total amount of funds requested: $11,000
- The expenditure budget line item: 6078-31000-4000524STDSTD
- New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): none
- Revenue budget line item (if any): n/a
- Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)? yes
- Is this a capital project (yes/no)? no
- If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)? n/a
- What section of the City's Strategic Plan does this support:
o Excellence in Basic Services (yes/no) yes
o Quality Community Investment (Livable City, Development) (yes/no) yes
o Workplace Culture & Customer Service (yes/no) no
o Environment (yes/no) no

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

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