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File #: 1539-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2013 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To amend the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation between projects with the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the City Auditor to increase the Bridge Rehabilitation - Ohio Center Way over Conrail North of Structure 1 West of 3rd existing Auditor’s Certificate by $33,830.00 U.S. Dollars from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure up to $33,830.00 U.S. Dollars or so much as may be necessary from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($33,830.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND:

The City of Columbus, Ohio, Department of Public Service, Division of Design and Construction (“City”), is engaged in the Bridge Rehabilitation - Ohio Center Way over railroad North of Structure 1 West of 3rd project (“Project”). This project requires cooperation with CSX Transportation, Inc., which is a Virginia corporation (“Railroad”), within the Project’s limits. Columbus City Ordinance ? 1859-2012 previously authorized the City to enter into an engineering review agreement (“Agreement”) with the Railroad. In order to complete the Project, the City needs additional funds to enter into the engineering review and construction services agreement with the Railroad for the Project. Therefore, this ordinance authorizes the City Auditor to increase the Project’s existing Auditor’s Certificate, AC034066-002, by Thirty-Three Thousand, Eight Hundred Thirty, and 00/100 U.S. Dollars ($33,830.00) from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund, Fund ? 704.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE ?: CSX Transportation, Inc. is 546000720, expires 04/16/2015.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for the Project Agreements with the Railroads is available from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund, Fund ? 704. A transfer and an amendment to the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget is necessary to provide for sufficient cash and authority for this Project for the Department of Public Service.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is requested in order to allow the Project to proceed without delay, which will preserve the public peace, property, health, safety, and welfare of those individuals living and traveling within the area of the Project.

Title

To amend the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation between projects with the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the City Auditor to increase the Bridge Rehabilitation - Ohio Center Way over Conrail North of Structure 1 West of 3rd existing Auditor’s Certificate by $3...

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