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File #: 1771-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract for the Surveillance Lab to provide waste water sampling and analytical services to the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District.
Explanation

This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, to enter into a contract for the Surveillance Lab to provide waste water sampling and analytical services to the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District.

The Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District is working to reduce the impact on surface water from storm sewer systems. They are currently involved in a study with the Metro Parks to consider routing a stream into a quarry pond and are in need of testing to ensure there would be no impact to the environment or human health related issues. The Surveillance Lab will take the samples, analyze them and provide the data for them to review.

FISCAL IMPACT: The fees provided by the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District will offset the cost of providing the service. Revenues are not significantly impacted by this legislation.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract for the Surveillance Lab to provide waste water sampling and analytical services to the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District.

Body

WHEREAS, the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District monitors storm water from the sewer systems; and

WHEREAS, the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District has a need for samples to be taken and analyzed to monitor the impact on the environment; and

WHEREAS, the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District has expressed an interest in having the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Surveillance Lab, to provide these analytical services; and

WHEREAS, the Surveillance Lab will collect waste water samples and provide analytical services; now, therefore

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. To authorize the Director of Public Utilities, Division of Sewerage and Drainage, to enter into a contract for the Surveillance Lab to provide waste water sampling and analytical services to the Franklin Soil & Water Conservation Dis...

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