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File #: 3504-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/12/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and other railroad companies as needed, relative to the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract (2019); to authorize the expenditure of up to $200,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for this project; and to declare an emergency. ($200,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 3504-2018 Accounting Codes
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into construction agreements with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and other railroad companies as needed, relative to the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract (2019).
The aforementioned effort provides for routine maintenance of several bridges within the City of Columbus. That scope of work necessitates that the Department of Public Service contract with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and other railroad companies as needed, to review and approve engineering plans, design plans, construction specifications, and drawings, and other documents and work necessary to the completion of the project in order to identify and mitigate potential conflicts between rail operations and public infrastructure in proximity to railway corridors.
2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding in the amount of $200,000.00 is available for this project within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund, Fund 7704, within the Department of Public Service, Project 530301 (Bridge Rehabilitation). An amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget is necessary for the purpose of providing sufficient spending authority for the aforementioned project expenditure.
3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested in order to facilitate the timely execution of the requisite agreements so as to maintain the current project completion schedule.
Title
To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and other railroad companies as needed, relative to the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract (2019); to authorize the expenditure of up to $200,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for this project; and to declare an emergency. ($200,000.00)
Body
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Service will administer the Bridge Reh...

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