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File #: 1874-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2016 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to spend City funds to acquire and accept in good faith certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Heaton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229 and contract for associated professional services in order for the Department of Public Utilities to timely complete the Fountain Square - Heaton Road Basin Public Improvement Project; and to declare an emergency. ($475,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Copy of Fountain Sq. Land Acq. Funding
...Explanation

BACKGROUND:

The City’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is engaged in the Fountain Square - Heaton Road Basin (PID P610050-100000) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”). The City must acquire in good faith and accept certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Heaton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229 (collectively, “Real Estate”) in order for DPU to timely complete the Public Project. Accordingly, DPU requested the City Attorney to acquire the Real Estate in good faith and contract for associated professional services (e.g. surveys, title work, appraisals, etc.) in order for DPU to timely complete the Public Project.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:

Not applicable.

FISCAL IMPACT:

DPU determined the funding for the City Attorney’s acquisition of the Real Estate will come from DPU’s Storm Sewer Bonds Fund, Fund Number 6204.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION:

Emergency action is requested in order for the City Attorney to acquire the Real Estate in good faith so that DPU may timely complete the Public Project without unnecessary delay, which will preserve the public peace, health, property, safety, and welfare.

Title

To authorize the City Attorney to spend City funds to acquire and accept in good faith certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Heaton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229 and contract for associated professional services in order for the Department of Public Utilities to timely complete the Fountain Square - Heaton Road Basin Public Improvement Project; and to declare an emergency. ($475,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City intends to improve the sewer infrastructure in the vicinity of Heaton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229 by allowing the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to engage in the Fountain Square - Heaton Road Basin (PID P610050-100000) Public Improvement Project (i.e. Public Project); and

WHEREAS, the City intends for the City Attorney to acquire in good faith and accept the ne...

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