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File #: O-441-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 8/2/2021 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action: 8/17/2021
Title: Authorizing the disappropriation of $215,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $215,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the purchase of an excavator with a forestry mulching head; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award a contract for said purchase; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Audio: City Council August 17, 2021

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DPS Excavator with Forestry Mulching Head $215,000

Parks, Recreation and Forestry

Karen Ranney Wolkins (x2326)/Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)

Revised

 

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Authorizing the disappropriation of $215,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of an amount not to exceed $215,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the purchase of an excavator with a forestry mulching head; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award a contract for said purchase; and declaring an emergency.

 

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The excavator with a forestry mulching head identified in this legislation will enhance community safety, better maintain street and walking path access, and improve overall esthetics of public spaces.  The equipment will be used to clear overgrowth at intersections that blocks line of sight for drivers, overgrowth on public sidewalks, and walking paths that obstruct safe pedestrian passage.

 

The fiscal impact of this Ordinance is as follows:

-                     The amount of funds requested: $215,000

-                     The expenditure budget line item: 5040-60500-8CP2137WOODGR

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): none

-                     Revenue budget line item (if any): none

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

-                     Is this a capital project (yes/no)?: yes

-                     If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)?: new

-                     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:

 

SECTION 1.  That the amount of $215,000 is disappropriated from the Capital Improvement Fund Account Code 5040-60500-8CP2137WOODGR and the appropriation of same is authorized to the Capital Improvement Fund Account Code 5040-60500-XXXXXXX for the purchase of purchase of an excavator with forestry mulching head and the expenditure of same is authorized.

 

SECTION 2.  That the Mayor is authorized to accept the bids and award contracts for the purposes specified in Section 1, upon terms and conditions acceptable to the Directors of Law and Public Service.

 

                     SECTION 3.  That the Finance Director is authorized to draw his warrant or warrants against the accounting code in Section 1 above in an amount not to exceed $215,000, in payment of the above obligations authorized upon presentation of the proper voucher or vouchers.

 

SECTION 4.  That this Ordinance, being an emergency measure, shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. The reason for the emergency lies in the fact that the Ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and property and to timely procure needed forestry equipment.

 

 

Vote on emergency clause:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Passed:  August 17, 2021, as an emergency measure:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Attest:                                          

Gerald E. Dendinger                                          Matt Cherry

Clerk of Council                                          President of Council

 

Approved:                                                               August 17, 2021

Wade Kapszukiewicz

                                                                                    Mayor