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File #: 1119-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action:
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Director of Public Service to pay utility relocation costs to various utilities for the Intersection Improvements - Livingston Avenue at Barnett Road project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $250,000.00 for utility relocations for this project from the Streets & Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1119-2019 Livingston at Barnett PID 98518 util relo
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes payment for utility relocation work by Columbia Gas of Ohio, other utilities as needed, and companies for which utilities have subcontracted utility relocation work, in an amount up to $250,000.00 in connection with the Intersection Improvements - Livingston Avenue at Barnett Road project.

The Public Service Department is engaged in the Intersection Improvements - Livingston Avenue at Barnett Road project. Project work includes improvement of the Livingston Avenue at Barnett Road intersection by replacement of the traffic signal, modification of the road profile for Barnett Road, addition of northbound and southbound dedicated left turn lanes on Barnett Road, the addition of sidewalk along Barnett Road, and improvement of drainage by replacement of the storm sewer and the addition of a dry detention basin.

In the course of effecting roadway improvements it is sometimes necessary to force the relocation of utilities from privately held easements or place overhead utilities underground to promote public health, safety and welfare, including the economic development of the City. It is necessary to move utilities to complete this project.

The funding request for utilities relocation reimbursement is based upon estimates from the utilities. The utilities will invoice the City for actual costs incurred in relocating the utilities. The amount needed may exceed the amount requested in this ordinance. Additional legislation will be submitted by the Department of Public Service if additional funds are needed to complete the relocations.
2. FISCAL IMPACT
This is a budgeted expense. Funding for this contract is available within Fund 7704, the Streets and Highways Bond Fund. An amendment to the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget is required to establish sufficient budget authority for the project.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Public Service is requesting emergency designation so as to provide funding for util...

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