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File #: O-393-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/2/2021 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Authorizing the mayor to enter into and execute necessary agreements with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) for purposes of the 2021 Community and Litter Grant Agreement; authorizing the mayor to accept, deposit, appropriate and expend grant proceeds in the amount of $64,000 into the Operation Grants Fund; authorizing the mayor to appropriate $16,000 from the unappropriated balance from the Storm Water Utility Improvement Fund in payment of the matching obligations; authorizing the mayor to execute necessary agreements in connection with the grant; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the purchase of services and other necessary items to carry out the terms of this grant; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points

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DPU072021OHIOEPACOMMUNITYANDLITTERGRANT2021

Environmental Services

Karen Granata (x3951)

Revised

 

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Authorizing the mayor to enter into and execute necessary agreements with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) for purposes of the 2021 Community and Litter Grant Agreement; authorizing the mayor to accept,  deposit, appropriate and expend grant proceeds in the amount of  $64,000 into the Operation Grants Fund; authorizing the mayor to appropriate $16,000 from the unappropriated balance from the Storm Water Utility Improvement Fund in payment of the matching obligations; authorizing the mayor to execute necessary agreements in connection with the grant; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the purchase of services and other necessary items to carry out the terms of this grant; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The City of Toledo is entering into a cooperative grant agreement with Ohio EPA the 2021 Community and Litter Grant in the amount of $64,000 to fund Litter Collection Events: equipment, materials, supplies for litter collection events on public property and Tire Amnesty: equipment, materials, and supplies for scrap tire collection/amnesty event(s).  In addition to the grant, match funds in the amount of $16,000 will be utilized from the Storm Water Utility Improvement Fund.

 

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:

-                     The amount of funds requested: $16,000

-                     The expenditure budget line item: 2016-38000-6G10226STDSTD, 607B-38000-4UC1021STDSTD

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): $64,000

-                     Revenue budget line item (if any): 2016-38000-6G10226STDSTD

-                     Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)? no

-                     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) yes

 

Summary

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

 

                     SECTION 1. That the mayor is authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Ohio EPA for a Community and Litter Grant upon terms and conditions approved by the Directors of Public Utilities and the Director of Law.

                     

                     SECTION 2. That the mayor is authorized to accept and deposit grant proceeds in an amount not to exceed $64,000 into the Operation Grants Fund, Account Code 2016-38000-6G10226STDSTD for the purpose of completing work necessary to carry out the terms of this grant.

 

                     SECTION 3. That the appropriation of the amount not to exceed $64,000 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operations Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-38000-6G10226STDSTD and the expenditure of same is authorized for completing Engage Toledo Drop-Off Refuse & Recycling Events necessary to carry out the terms of this grant.

                     

                     SECTION 4. That the appropriation of an amount not to exceed $16,000 is authorized from the unappropriated fund balance of the Storm Water Utility Improvement Fund Account Code 607B-38000-4UC1021STDSTD and the expenditure of the same is authorized for the Engage Toledo Drop-Off Refuse & Recycling Events.

 

                     SECTION 5. That the mayor is authorized to accept bids and execute necessary contracts for the purchase of services and other necessary items to carry out the terms of this grant upon such terms and conditions shall be approved by the Director of Public Utilities and the Director of Law.

 

SECTION 6. That the disappropriation of any remaining budget to fund balance at project closeout is authorized. 

 

                     SECTION 7. That the Director of Finance is authorized to issue warrant or warrants against the account codes above in amounts not to exceed those authorized above in payment of the obligations incurred pursuant to the above authorized contracts upon presentation of proper voucher or vouchers.

 

                     SECTION 8. That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency and shall be in force and effect from and after its passage. The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that this Ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and property of the city and for the further reason that the Ordinance must be immediately effective in order to satisfy the grant requirements.

 

                     Vote on emergency clause:  yeas _____, nays _____.

 

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

 

 

Attest:  ________________________                                              __________________________________

                            Clerk of Council                                                                           President of Council

 

                     

Approved:  _____________________                                          __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mayor