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File #: 0230-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/25/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to establish a purchase order to make payments to Delaware County for sewer services provided for Fiscal Year 2017, and to authorize the expenditure of $2,200,000.00 from the Sewerage System Operating Fund. ($2,200,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0230-2017 Delaware County - 2017, 2. ORD 0230-2017 Financial Coding - Delaware County - 2017

Explanation

 

This ordinance requests authority for the Director of Public Utilities to pay Delaware County for provisions of sewer services during Fiscal Year 2017, based on an agreement entered into by the City of Columbus and Delaware County in 1991 authorized by Ordinance No. 2424-91.  This agreement authorizes discharge of sewage from Delaware County into the sewer system of the City of Columbus and from the City of Columbus system into the Delaware County sewer system in order to avoid duplication of wastewater treatment.  A copy of the original agreement is attached to this legislation.

 

SUPPLIER:  Delaware County (31-6400065) Governmental Organization

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  $2,200,000.00 is needed for the services provided by Delaware County.  This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2017 Operating Budget, Ordinance 2863-2016.

 

$2,229,932.85 was spent in 2016

$2,392,358.84 was spent in 2015

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to establish a purchase order to make payments to Delaware County for sewer services provided for Fiscal Year 2017, and to authorize the expenditure of $2,200,000.00 from the Sewerage System Operating Fund.  ($2,200,000.00)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2424-91 authorized an agreement between the City of Columbus and Delaware County based on a determination that it is in the best economic interests of both parties to avoid duplication of sanitary wastewater treatment; and

 

WHEREAS, this agreement provides for payment by each party for services provided by the other party within certain service area boundaries; and

 

WHEREAS, funds are budgeted yearly by the Division of Sewerage and Drainage for these payments and this ordinance authorizes funds for the 2017 Fiscal Year; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to make payment for provisions of sewer services for Fiscal Year 2017 to Delaware County; now, therefore

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Utilities is hereby authorized to make payment to Delaware County, 50 Channing Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015, for provisions of sewer services for Fiscal Year 2017, based on an agreement entered into by the City of Columbus and Delaware County in 1991 authorized by Ordinance No. 2424-91.

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $2,200,000.00 or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 6100 Sewer System Operating Fund in object class 03 Services per the accounting codes in the attachment to the ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 4.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.