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File #: 2947-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 11/25/2019 Final action: 11/27/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to establish a certificate in the amount of $200,000.00 for various expenditures for labor, materials, and equipment in conjunction with community recreation facility improvements managed by the Recreation and Parks Department; and to authorize the expenditure of $200,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund. ($200,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Recreation CIP AC 2019-2020
Explanation

Background: This ordinance will authorize the City Auditor to establish a certificate in the amount of $200,000.00 for various expenditures for labor, material and equipment in conjunction with community recreation facility improvements managed by the Recreation and Parks Department. These are community recreation facility expenditures that may include, but are not limited to, items such as equipment improvements, bleacher replacements, facility additions, kitchen renovations, etc. Contracts will be entered into in compliance with the procurement provisions of Columbus City Code Chapter 329. A committee of community recreation facility staff prioritize improvements and upgrades yearly and determine the needed facility upgrades on an as needed basis.

Benefits to the Public: Having this funding in place for unanticipated needs as they arise will benefit the community by helping to ensure that facilities are safe, accessible, updated, and user friendly, keeping the impact on rental and recreation programming customers to a minimum when unforeseen issues arise.

Community Input Issues: Many issues that this funding helps to address come straight from the community, through 311 and direct contact with the department. The community has expressed the desire for well-kept and updated facilities through public workshops, social media, and direct contact with City staff. Rental and recreation programming customers expect facilities to be in good condition for their events.

Area(s) Affected: The entire City of Columbus is affected by having the funding in place to act efficiently on issues that arise in our facilities.

Master Plan Relation: This project will support the mission of the Recreation and Parks Master Plan by helping to ensure that facilities remain safe, updated, and user friendly.

Fiscal Impact: $200,000.00 is budgeted and available from and within the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund 7702 to meet the financial obligations of these vari...

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