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File #: 0350-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2017 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 2/27/2017 Final action:
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to establish a purchase order with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio for landfill use by the Division of Infrastructure Management and the Division of Traffic Management; to authorize the expenditure of $415,000.00 or so much thereof as may be needed from the Street Construction, Maintenance and Repair Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($415,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2017 SWACO ORD. Financial Codes
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
The Division of Infrastructure Management is responsible for street cleaning in Columbus. Debris gathered, as a result of street cleaning, brush clearing and other street maintenance activities is dumped at the landfill operated by the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO). The Division of Traffic Management has a need to dispose of traffic installation debris, resulting from the installation of new traffic poles, at the landfill operated by the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO). Due to an existing contractual relationship where the City of Columbus participates in the rate setting process the City is required to use SWACO waste disposal services. This legislation authorizes the expenditure of up to $415,000.00 for tipping fees at SWACO’s landfill.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funds totaling $400,000.00 are budgeted and available for this expenditure within the Division of Infrastructure Management. Funds totaling $15,000.00 are budgeted and available for this expenditure with the Division of Traffic Management.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
The division requests emergency designation for the legislation so as to avoid delays of payment to SWACO that could result in the city incurring interest and penalties as specified within the agreement between the city and SWACO.

Title
To authorize the Director of Public Service to establish a purchase order with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio for landfill use by the Division of Infrastructure Management and the Division of Traffic Management; to authorize the expenditure of $415,000.00 or so much thereof as may be needed from the Street Construction, Maintenance and Repair Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($415,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Division of Infrastructure Management is responsible for maintenance of roadways in Columbus and has a need to dispose of construction debris; and

WHEREAS, debris collected from the street cleaning activities must be dumped at an a...

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