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File #: 2813-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/3/2018 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To authorize the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $200,000.00 for various expenditures for labor, materials, and equipment in conjunction with park improvements within the Recreation and Parks Department; and to authorize the expenditure of $200,000.00 from the Voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund. ($200,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Park and Playground CIP AC 2018-2019
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $200,000.00 for various expenditures for labor, materials, and equipment in conjunction with park improvements managed by the Recreation and Parks Department. These are unanticipated expenditures that may include, but are not limited to, items such landscaping, surveys, design, administrative fees, concrete, asphalt, equipment improvements, etc. Contracts will be entered into in compliance with the procurement provisions of the Columbus City Codes Chapter 329.

Benefits to the Public: Having this funding in place for unanticipated needs as they arise will benefit the community by helping to ensure parks are safe, accessible, and user friendly.

Community Input Issues: Many issues that this funding helps to address come straight from the community, through 311 and direct contact with the department. The community has expressed the desire for well-kept parks and amenities through public workshops, social media, and direct contact with City staff.

Area(s) Affected: The entire City of Columbus is affected by having the funding in place to act efficiently on issues that arise in our parks.

Master Plan Relation: This project will support the mission of the Recreation and Parks Master Plan by helping to ensure that parks and their amenities remain safe and user friendly.

Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00 is budgeted and available in the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund 7702 to meet the financial obligations of these various expenditures.

Title

To authorize the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $200,000.00 for various expenditures for labor, materials, and equipment in conjunction with park improvements within the Recreation and Parks Department; and to authorize the expenditure of $200,000.00 from the Voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund. ($200,000.00)

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WHEREAS, it is necessary that the City Auditor set up a certificate in ...

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