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File #: O-524-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $80,000 from the City of Toledo Forestry Commission Trust Fund for the purchase of a mulching unit; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the mulching unit; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Bullet Points, 2. Mulching Unit specs, 3. Audio: Agenda Review 10/5/2021
Label
DPS Mulching Unit $80,000
Parks, Recreation and Forestry
Karen Ranney Wolkins (x2326)/Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $80,000 from the City of Toledo Forestry Commission Trust Fund for the purchase of a mulching unit; authorizing the Mayor to accept bids and award contracts for the mulching unit; and declaring an emergency.

Body
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The mulching unit will replace worn out equipment and enable the forestry crews to continue maintaining safe and better streets, walking paths and right-of-ways, and improve overall aesthetics of public spaces. This piece of equipment also doubles as a leaf vacuum, making it more versatile for the operation.

The fiscal impact of this Ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: up to $80,000
- The expenditure budget line item: 2090-60500-7T71508STDSTD
- 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 expenditure of an amount not to exceed $80,000 is authorized from the Forestry Commission Trust Fund Account Code 2090-60500-7T71508STDSTD for the purchase of a mulching unit.

SECTION 2. That the Mayor is authorized to accept the bids and award contracts for the purposes specified in Section 1.

SECTION 3. That the Finance Director is authorized to draw his warrant or warrants against the account code in Section 1 in an amount not to exceed $80,00...

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