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File #: O-495-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: Public Utilities Department
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Authorizing the mayor to enter into a Hazardous Materials Training Grant Agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO); authorizing the mayor to accept and deposit $43,923 in grant proceeds into the Operation Grants Fund; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of grant funds; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and execute necessary contracts; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Finding and Order, 3. Signed Agreement, 4. Audio: Agenda Review 9/21/2021, 5. Audio: City Council 9/28/2021

Label

DPU092821PUCOGRANT2021

Environmental Services

Karen Granata (x3951)

Revised

 

Title

Authorizing the mayor to enter into a Hazardous Materials Training Grant Agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO); authorizing the mayor to accept and deposit $43,923 in grant proceeds into the Operation Grants Fund; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of grant funds; authorizing the mayor to accept bids and execute necessary contracts; and declaring an emergency.

 

Body

SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:

The City of Toledo has been awarded funding and invited to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for a Hazardous Materials Training Grant to provide funding for the OSHA 8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Refresher and other hazardous materials courses for governmental employees and environmental personnel.  This ordinance authorizes the mayor to accept the grant and enter into an agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. 

 

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:

-                     The amount of funds requested: n/a

-                     The expenditure budget line item: 2016-38000-6G10202STDSTD

-                     New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): $43,923

-                     Revenue budget line item (if any): 2016-38000-6G10202STDSTD

-                     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 Cooperative Agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio for a Hazardous Materials Training Grant upon terms and conditions approved by the Directors of Public Utilities and Law.

                     

                     SECTION 2.   That the mayor is authorized to accept and deposit grant proceeds from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio into the Operation Grants Fund, Account Code 2016-38000-6G10202STDSTD, in an amount not to exceed $43,923.

                     

                     SECTION 3. That the appropriation of $43,923 is authorized from the unappropriated grant proceeds of the Operation Grants Fund to Account Code 2016-38000-6G10202STDSTD and the expenditure of same is authorized for the purpose of completing work necessary to carry out the terms of this grant.

 

                     SECTION 4.  That the mayor is authorized to accept bids and execute necessary contracts related to this grant upon such terms and conditions shall be approved by the Director of Public Utilities and the Director of Law.

 

                     SECTION 5.                      That the Director of Finance is authorized to issue warrant or warrants against the above account code in an amount not to exceed $43,923 in payment of the obligations incurred pursuant to the contracts authorized in Section 4 above upon presentation of proper voucher or vouchers.

 

                     SECTION 6. That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure 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, and for the further reason that the ordinance must be immediately effective in order to satisfy the grant requirements.

 

Vote on emergency clause:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Passed:  September 28, 2021, as an emergency measure:  yeas 12, nays 0.

 

Attest:                                          

Gerald E. Dendinger                                          Matt Cherry

Clerk of Council                                          President of Council

 

Approved:                                                               September 28, 2021

Wade Kapszukiewicz

                                                                                    Mayor