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File #: 2828-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/23/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/25/2019 Final action: 11/27/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to renew an existing contract with the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District as a grant match provider for a USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Grant, and to authorize the expenditure of $20,000.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($20,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2828-2019 AC Template

Explanation

Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District has partnered with Knox, Licking, and Morrow Soil & Water Conservation Districts, with promotional assistance from the Upper Big Walnut Creek Water Quality Partnership, to apply for a grant through the USDA for funding to improve water quality and soil quality in the Scioto River watershed. The Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water, has been offered an opportunity to participate in this grant-funded project through the contribution of a total of $187,000.00 in match for the grant. The cost break-down is as follows: $20,000.00 (cash) per year for 5 years and $87,000.00 in In-Kind match will be provided through the Watershed Master Plan process. The original contract (DL022268) was for year one of the cash portion of the grant matching. Subject to mutual agreement, the grant matching by the ensuing contract, under the same terms and conditions herein can be extended by contract renewal with consecutive, annual contracts for a period of four years. This ordinance provides for the fourth (4) and final of four (4) possible contract extensions/renewals.

SUPPLIER: Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (31-1251818)

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

1. Amount of additional funds: Total amount of additional funds needed for this contract renewal is ADD $20,000.00. Total contract amount including this renewal is $187,000.00.

1.1. Amount of additional funds to be expended: $20,000.00
Original Contract Amount: $20,000.00
Renewal #1 $20,000.00
Renewal #2 $20,000.00
Renewal # 3 $20,000.00
Renewal #4 (Current) $20,000.00
TOTAL Cost $100,000.00

2. Reason additional funds were not foreseen: The need for additional funds was ...

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