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File #: 2038-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To authorize the appropriation not to exceed $20,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Public Utilities Special Purpose Fund to the Public Utilities Department to continue purchasing supplies and providing services during Fiscal Year 2018. ($20,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2038-2018 DAX Financial Coding
Explanation

Background:

This ordinance provides for the appropriation of special purpose funds to continue purchasing supplies and providing services in Fiscal Year 2018 that are supported by donations and fees. Deposits into this fund are from fees collected from reservoir neighbors and others for encroachment easement fees, tree damage assessments, utility easement fees, general restoration donations, settlements related to encroachment related issues among other fees collected by the Department of Public Utilities Watershed Management Section and the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department.

Under the joint agreement with the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and the Department of Public Utilities, the Department of Public Utilities Watershed Management Section is responsible for resolving encroachments, including collecting money for damages and repairing any damage on reservoir properties to a condition that would provide an appropriate reservoir buffer.

Monies collected into the DPU Waterways Nature Preservation Fund are utilized for the protection, restoration and enhancement of the City reservoir properties including, but not limited to, the purchase of trees, wildflowers, shrubs, evaluation of forest and wetlands, educational signage and materials, and landscaping services, and legal & related service fees.

Fiscal Impact:

The fiscal impact of this ordinance will be to reduce the DPU Waterways Nature Preservation Fund's unappropriated balance by an amount not to exceed $20,000.00.

Title

To authorize the appropriation not to exceed $20,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Public Utilities Special Purpose Fund to the Public Utilities Department to continue purchasing supplies and providing services during Fiscal Year 2018. ($20,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, this ordinance provides for the appropriation of lapsed funds in order to continue purchasing supplies and providing services during Fiscal Year 2018; and

WHEREAS, the D...

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