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File #: 1373-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2017 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service, on behalf of the City of Columbus, to execute Highway Safety Program grant agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportation, accept and expend grant funds, and issue refunds if necessary after final accounting for approved projects; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) annually accepts applications to fund projects using Highway Safety Program funds. The Safety Program Committee has reviewed the applications submitted previously and has made decisions on funding projects. These grants require a 10% local match.

This legislation will authorize the Director of Public Service to execute project agreements for approved projects, accept and expend grant funds, and issue refunds if necessary after final accounting is performed. Matching funds will be in the form of design contracts, right of way acquisition, and/ or construction contracts that will be submitted for Council's approval.

2. AWARDED PROJECTS
The Department of Public Service has received notification of grant awards for the following projects:

FRA-US040-08.84/FRA-CR143-02.07 Signal Installation - Hague Avenue at Broad Street and at Sullivant Avenue. This project has been approved for $491,323.78 in construction funds for SFY 2018.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
No financial participation is required at this time. City funds will be approved in the form of design contracts, right of way acquisition, and/or construction contracts that will be submitted for Council's approval.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to provide necessary funding for necessary design and construction services and prevent unnecessary delays in the Department of Public Service’s FRA-US040-08.84/FRA-CR143-02.07 Signal Installation - Hague Avenue at Broad Street and at Sullivant Avenue project.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Service, on behalf of the City of Columbus, to execute Highway Safety Program grant agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportation, accept and expend grant funds, and issue refunds if necessary after final accounting for approved projects; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

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WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation has awarded the City Highway Safety Prog...

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