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File #: 1612-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/6/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/17/2019
Title: To transfer funds between projects within the Albany Crossing TIF Fund; to appropriate funds within the Albany Crossing TIF Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to pay utility relocation costs to various utilities for the Roadway Improvements - Hamilton Road Extension - Central College to Walnut Road project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $350,000.00 for utility relocations from the Albany Crossing TIF Fund for the project; and to declare an emergency. ($350,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1612-2019
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to increase the funding for utility relocation work as needed by American Electric Power, Columbia Gas of Ohio, and other utilities (or companies hired by utilities to perform utility relocation work) for the Roadway Improvements - Hamilton Road Extension from Central College to Walnut project in an amount up to $350,000.00, bringing the total amount for utility relocation funding for this project to $550,000.00.

The Department of Public service is engaged in the Roadway Improvements - Hamilton Road Extension from Central College to Walnut Road project. Phase 1 of the project will build a 3-lane roadway to Site Drive 3, an intersection with a private drive approximately 1000' north of Central College Road. The roadway will remain uncurbed and the typical section will accommodate future widening of the road to a 5-lane section. Construction will also include sidewalk, street lighting, stormwater controls, and a right-in, right-out approximately 300' north of Central College Road. The intersection of Hamilton Road and Central College Road will become 4-way stop controlled.

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 the public health, safety and welfare, including the economic development of the City. It is necessary to move utilities to complete this project.

Ordinance 0541-2019 authorized the Director of Public Service to provide funding for utility relocation work as needed by American Electric Power, Columbia Gas of Ohio, and other utilities (or companies hired by utilities to perform utility relocation work) for the Roadway Improvements - Hamilton Road Extension from Central College to Walnut project in an amount up to $200,000.00. The funding request for utilities relocation reimbursement is based upon estimates from th...

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