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File #: 1967-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with Franklin County relative to the Bikeway Development - Refugee Road over Big Walnut Creek Shared Use Path project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $125,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for this project; and to declare an emergency. ($125,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 1967-2018 Accounting Codes
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Franklin County Engineer’s Office relative to the Bikeway Development - Refugee Road over Big Walnut Creek Shared Use Path project and to provide funding in the amount of up to $125,000.00 toward associated design costs.

The aforementioned project encompasses the rehabilitation of the Refugee Road Bridge over Big Walnut Creek; the installation of a new parapet and barrier wall separating a shared use path along the north side of the structure; and the extension of the shared use path on both sides of the bridge to Nathaniel Boulevard and the entrance to Nafzger Park.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funds in the amount of $125,000.00 are available in the Streets and Highways Bond Fund within the Department of Public Service. An amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget is necessary to provide sufficient budget authority for the appropriate project.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to allow for immediate execution of agreements with the Franklin County Engineer’s Office so as to maintain the current project schedule and to prevent unnecessary delays in the payment of eligible design costs.

Title
To amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with Franklin County relative to the Bikeway Development - Refugee Road over Big Walnut Creek Shared Use Path project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $125,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for this project; and to declare an emergency. ($125,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Franklin County Engineer’s Office is administering the Bikeway Development - Refugee Road over Big Walnut Creek Shared Use Path project located in the Near South Community Planning Area; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned effort encompasses the rehabilitation of the Refugee Road Bridge over Big Walnut Creek; the installation of a new...

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