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File #: 0089-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation relative to the FRA-33-4.35 project, PID 107773; to authorize the expenditure of up to $102,984.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($102,984.00)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 0089-2020 Accounting Codes

Explanation

1.  BACKGROUND

This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with and provide funding to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the ODOT FRA-33-4.35 project, PID 107773, also known as Urban Paving - FRA33-4.27 Riverside Drive (Martin Rd - River Park) by the City of Columbus. 

 

The aforementioned project, slated to commence in spring 2020, encompasses repairing and overlaying the stretch of US 33 from 0.12 miles south of Martin Road to River Park Road, a portion of which is located within City limits.

 

Ordinance 2568-2019 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 under a separate ordinance.

 

2.  FISCAL IMPACT

Funding in the amount of $102,984.00 is available within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund, Fund 7704, Project P530282-100131, within the Department of Public Service to support the local share of estimated construction costs; however, the final cost to the City may vary based on the results of the competitive bidding process administered by ODOT.

 

3.  EMERGENCY DESIGNATION

Emergency action is requested to allow ODOT to maintain the planned completion schedule and to promote highway safety.

 

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation relative to the FRA-33-4.35 project, PID 107773; to authorize the expenditure of up to $102,984.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency.  ($102,984.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation proposes to repair and overlay a portion of US 33 from 0.12 miles south of Martin Road to River Park Road; and

 

WHEREAS, a portion of this improvement project is located within the Columbus corporate boundaries; and

 

WHEREAS, Ordinance 2568-2019 authorized the Director of Public Service to grant consent and to agree to cooperate with ODOT relative to the FRA-33-4.35 project, PID 107773; and

 

WHEREAS, this legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with and to provide funding to ODOT for that purpose; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Service in that it is immediately necessary to authorize consent and cooperation for this project in order to maintain the planned completion schedule and to promote highway safety, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; now, therefore

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Service be and hereby is authorized to enter into agreement with and to make payment to the Ohio Department of Transportation relative to the FRA-33-4.35 project, PID 107773.

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $102,984.00, or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 7704 (Streets and Highways Bond Fund), Dept-Div 59-12 (Division of Design and Construction), Project P530282-100131 (Resurfacing - Urban Paving - FRA33-4.27 Riverside Drive (Martin Rd to River Park Rd)), in Object Class 06 (Capital Outlay), per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized to transfer the unencumbered balance in a project account to the unallocated balance account within the same fund upon receipt of certification by the Director of the Department administering said project that the project has been completed and the monies are no longer required for said project.

 

SECTION 6.  That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the mayor, or ten days after passage if the mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.