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File #: O-438-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/20/2021 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action: 8/17/2021
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Village of Ottawa Hills, Ohio (Village) for the purchase of decorative traffic signal poles/mast arms and pedestals at the intersection of Bancroft, Indian & Secor; authorizing the acceptance, deposit, appropriation, and expenditure of $43,163.60 from the Capital Improvement Fund for related material costs to be incurred by the city associated with these traffic signal upgrades; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: City Council August 17, 2021
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DPS Bancroft, Indian & Secor Decorative Poles $43,163.60
Division of Transportation
John Cromly (X2290)
Paul M. Rasmusson (X7868)

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Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Village of Ottawa Hills, Ohio (Village) for the purchase of decorative traffic signal poles/mast arms and pedestals at the intersection of Bancroft, Indian & Secor; authorizing the acceptance, deposit, appropriation, and expenditure of $43,163.60 from the Capital Improvement Fund for related material costs to be incurred by the city associated with these traffic signal upgrades; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Division of Transportation has been working with Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Village on the design of an upgraded traffic signal at the intersection of Bancroft, Indian & Secor. The existing traffic signal equipment is in worsening condition, and there are currently no pedestrian signals. As part of the project, the Village wishes to have decorative traffic signal poles/mast arms and pedestals installed to comply with their aesthetic standards. Since ODOT will not fund decorative items for this project, the Village has agreed to cover the cost of these items in the amount exceeding the cost of standard or non-decorative poles/mast arms and pedestals.

The Division of Transportation is requesting the acceptance, deposit, appropriation and expenditure of $43,163.60 from funds provided by the Village. This money will be used to purchase decorative poles/mast arms and pedestals for the intersection to comply with the Village's aesthetic standards.

Passage of this ordinance is required to enable the City of Toledo to accept outside funding for these projects and have it in place to help pay for these expenditures. The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: $43,163.60
- The expenditure budget line item: 5040-22500-8CP2108SIGNAL
- New revenue generated (oper...

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