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File #: 1852-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2017 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To amend the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation between projects within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure of up to $136,424.00 within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for construction inspection for the Roadway Improvements -- Cannon Drive Relocation project; and to declare an emergency. ($136,424.00)
Attachments: 1. 1852-2017 Legislation Accounting Templates w ACDI.pdf
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the encumbrance of funds for inspection services provided by the Department of Public Service for the Roadway Improvements -- Cannon Drive Relocation project. Ohio State University (OSU) shall advertise for and own the construction contract for this project. The Department of Public Service will provide inspection services where the project ties into City infrastructure, with all other inspection services to be the responsibility of OSU.

This project is in the Near North/University Community Planning Area (CPA 13). The scope of improvements of the project include the relocation of Cannon Drive to the west which will improve the north-south transportation corridor between King Avenue and Lane Avenue, provide better access to the University including critical care facilities within the Medical Campus, and open up approximately 12 acres for development.

2. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
The Department of Public Service is requesting this ordinance to be considered an emergency measure in order to maintain OSU’s project schedule.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
The estimated project cost for inspection by Public Service is $300,000.00. Funds in the amount of $136,424.00 are currently available in the Streets and Highways Bond Fund, Fund 7704. Additional funds will be legislated after the 2017 capital improvement budget bond sale proceeds are available.

Title

To amend the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation between projects within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure of up to $136,424.00 within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to pay for construction inspection for the Roadway Improvements -- Cannon Drive Relocation project; and to declare an emergency. ($136,424.00)

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WHEREAS, the City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, Division of Design and Construction, is engaged with OSU in the Roadway Improvements -- Canno...

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