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File #: 1980-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: Housing Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To amend Ordinance 0066-2019, passed January 14, 2019 which allowed for funding for emergency home repair from the Housing Preservation Fund to expand the allowable activities to include roof replacement services; to remove Watt 1 and replace with Black Bronco Construction, LLC in the list of vendors; to authorize the Director of Development to modify an existing contract to with Black Bronco Construction, LLC to include an additional $50,000.00; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
BACKGROUND: Ordinance 0066-2019 authorized the expenditure of $500,000 to renew contracts for emergency home repair services to low and moderate income households. One of the contractors to whom funding was allocated, Watt 1, is not able to move forward with their contract. This ordinance cancels the funding awarded to Watt 1, expands the scope of eligible activities for these funds to include roof replacement services and authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to modify a contract with Black Bronco Construction, LLC to provide roof replacement services to low and moderate income homeowners in Columbus.

Emergency action is necessary to allow for the uninterrupted continuation of roof replacement services.

FISCAL IMPACT:
This legislation will expand the activities eligible for expenditure. No additional funding is required for this legislation. Funding is being provided from a cancelled allocation under the previous ordinance and is from the Housing Preservation Fund ACPO003824.

Title
To amend Ordinance 0066-2019, passed January 14, 2019 which allowed for funding for emergency home repair from the Housing Preservation Fund to expand the allowable activities to include roof replacement services; to remove Watt 1 and replace with Black Bronco Construction, LLC in the list of vendors; to authorize the Director of Development to modify an existing contract to with Black Bronco Construction, LLC to include an additional $50,000.00; and to declare an emergency.

Body
WHEREAS, on January 14, 2019, City Council passed Ordinance 0066-2019 authorizing expenditure of $500,000.00 to provide assistance for the Emergency Repair program administered by the Housing Division under the Housing Preservation Program; and

WHEREAS, since the ordinance was passed, one contractor, Watt 1, has determined that it cannot move forward with its contract; and

WHEREAS, since then, it has been determined that the City needs to expand the use of funds...

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