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File #: 3263-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportation for the FRA-IR71-17.46 (Project 3B) project, PID 105453; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the FRA-IR71-17.46 (Project 3B) project, PID 105453.

The aforementioned project, slated to commence in spring 2020, encompasses reconstructing I-71 from Broad Street to Long Street, replacing the Broad Street bridge over I-71, building portions of Lester Drive and Elijah Pierce Avenue, and eliminating two existing ramps.

Ordinance 1436-2019 authorized the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with ODOT for the aforesaid project and noted that the encumbrance and expenditure of requisite funding would be authorized separately. To that end, Ordinance 2066-2019 authorized the appropriation of the capital funds necessary to support the local share of construction and inspection costs, presently estimated to be $3,158,664.98.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Auditor’s Certificate ACPO004553 has been established, pursuant to Ordinance 2066-2019, to facilitate payment to ODOT for the proportionate share of anticipated project costs attributable to the Department of Public Service. No additional funding shall be encumbered pursuant to this ordinance.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to prevent avoidable delays in the construction of planned infrastructure improvements.

Title
To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportation for the FRA-IR71-17.46 (Project 3B) project, PID 105453; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation proposes to FRA-IR71-17.46 (Project 3B) project, which encompasses reconstructing I-71 from Broad Street to Long Street, replacing the Broad Street bridge over I-71, building portions of Lester Drive and Elijah Pierce Avenue, and eliminating two existing ramps; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned project is located within the Columb...

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