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File #: 2437-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/14/2019 Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Department of Public Utilities to pay Carol A. Graney $37,130.00 to resolve a dispute related to a September 2018 storm sewer replacement project that is alleged to have caused damage to the detached garage located at property owned by Mrs. Graney at 820 Strimple Avenue, Columbus, Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $37,130.00 within Sanitary Sewer Fund; and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Ord 2437-2019 Graney Financials
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to pay Carol A. Graney (the “Owner”) for costs related to damage to the detached garage located at the Owner’s property, 820 Strimple Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. The Owner has asserted that a September 2018 DPU storm sewer replacement project within the vicinity of 820 Strimple Avenue caused the damage to the garage, and DPU has agreed to pay $37,130.00 in the interest of resolving the matter and avoiding the uncertainties of litigation. The Owner will execute a release of claims as a condition of the payment.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: It is requested that this legislation be handled in an emergency manner in order to reimburse the customer at the earliest possible date.

FISCAL IMPACT: The City will make payment to Carol A. Graney in the amount of $37,130.00. This ordinance authorizes the expenditure of funds from the Sanitary Sewer Fund for this expenditure.

Title

To authorize the Department of Public Utilities to pay Carol A. Graney $37,130.00 to resolve a dispute related to a September 2018 storm sewer replacement project that is alleged to have caused damage to the detached garage located at property owned by Mrs. Graney at 820 Strimple Avenue, Columbus, Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $37,130.00 within Sanitary Sewer Fund; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) completed storm sewer replacement work in September 2018 (the “Project”) in the vicinity of property owned by Carol A. Graney (the “Owner”) at 820 Strimple Avenue, Columbus, Ohio (the “Property”); and

WHEREAS, the Owner has asserted that that the Project caused damage to the detached garage at the Property; and

WHEREAS, DPU has agreed to pay the Owner $37,130.00, in the interest of resolving the matter and avoiding the uncertainties of litigation, and the Owner will execute a release of claims as a condition of the payment; and

WHEREAS, it is neces...

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