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File #: O-608-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 11/8/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/21/2023 Final action: 11/21/2023
Title: Amending Ord. 103-22 which authorized the appropriation and expenditure of $10,000,000 from the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund for the Full Lead Service Line Replacement Project to expand the scope of the lead service line replacement to include galvanized steel service lines and authorizing the Department of Public Utilities to complete plumbing repairs necessitated by the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) upgrades; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Cerssandra McPherson
Attachments: 1. Video: Agenda Review 11/14/2023, 2. Video: City Council 11/21/2023
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Councilwoman McPherson
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Amending Ord. 103-22 which authorized the appropriation and expenditure of $10,000,000 from the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund for the Full Lead Service Line Replacement Project to expand the scope of the lead service line replacement to include galvanized steel service lines and authorizing the Department of Public Utilities to complete plumbing repairs necessitated by the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) upgrades; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This ARPA funded project, originally authorized by Ord. 103-22 anticipated specialized work of approximately 3,000 locations in the City of Toledo Water Distribution service area. The division estimate was based on the 1,000 listed locations per year. The city reserved the right to add or subtract from the list at the city's discretion. The actual locations and scheduling were to be determined by the Division of Water Distribution.

The contractor would be required to replace the existing house line from the curb box to the house, into the house, and tie into the existing service meter. The contractor shall re-expose the curb box, install new copper house line to the house, and through the building foundation to within 1 foot of the existing service meter, and connect to the existing service meter including all valves, bends, fittings, etc. to properly connect to the existing service meter per AWS Standard Drawings 2017-009-04, 2017-009-05, and 2017-009-28. The contractor shall schedule for final review of the house line installation prior to backfilling the excavations or restoration inside the house.

The City's Division of Water Distribution has not identified the amount of lead service line as originally anticipated. Rather there is a significant amount of galvanized steel pipe service lines downstream of lead service lines. The Department of Treasury indicates that under ARPA, replacement of service lines is an eligible use under the Dri...

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