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File #: 0002-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/14/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, State of Ohio for FRA/DEL-71 Fiber Installation project, PID 109502; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) relative to the FRA/DEL-71 Fiber Installation project, PID 109502.

The aforementioned effort encompasses the installation of fiber optic cable along I-71, from I-270 N to the Franklin/Delaware County line, to communicate with various intelligent transportation system devices within that corridor.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
There is no anticipated cost to the City for this project, as ODOT shall assume and bear all associated preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition, and construction costs.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to allow ODOT to maintain the planned construction schedule and promote highway safety.

Title
To authorize the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, State of Ohio for FRA/DEL-71 Fiber Installation project, PID 109502; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) proposes installing fiber optic cable along I-71, from I-270 N to the Franklin/Delaware County line, to communicate with various intelligent transportation system devices within that corridor; and

WHEREAS, this improvement project is within the Columbus corporate boundaries; and

WHEREAS, this legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with ODOT relative to the aforementioned effort; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Service in that it is necessary to grant consent to ODOT at the earliest time possible so as to allow construction to proceed in accordance with the schedule established by ODOT for this project and to promote highway safety, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; now, therefore

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