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File #: 0116-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/8/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/3/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities reimburse the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for additional water-related work needed on the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271); to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $4,917.58 within the Water Super Build America Bonds Fund; for the Division of Water; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($4,917.58)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0116-2020 Funding

Explanation

 

1. BACKGROUND:  Ordinance No. 0796-2013 passed April 8, 2013 authorizing the Public Utilities Director to enter into an agreement with and to authorize payment to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271).  The Division of Water pre-paid $179,530.00 towards the project based on an estimate from ODOT’s Office of Estimating.

 

The City agreed to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the entire cost of construction for the water line improvements.

 

This legislation will allow an additional payment of $4,917.58 to ODOT for unforeseen water-related work required to complete the project.

 

2. FISCAL IMPACT:  A transfer is needed within the Water Super Build America Bonds as well as an amendment to the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities reimburse the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for additional water-related work needed on the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271); to authorize a transfer and expenditure up to $4,917.58 within the Water Super Build America Bonds Fund; for the Division of Water; and to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget. ($4,917.58)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Public Utilities Director entered into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271); and

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Water pre-paid $179,530.00 towards the project based on an estimate from ODOT’s Office of Estimating; and

 

WHEREAS, the City agreed to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the entire cost of construction for the water line improvements; and

 

WHEREAS, this legislation will allow an additional payment of $4,917.58 to ODOT for unforeseen water-related work required to complete the project; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize a transfer and expenditure of funds within the Water Super B.A.B.’s Fund; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize an amendment to the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget for the purpose of providing sufficient spending authority for the aforementioned project expenditure; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water, to authorize the Director to reimburse the Ohio Department of Transportation for additional water-related work on the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271); thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, and safety; now, therefore

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Utilities be and hereby is authorized to reimburse the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Mound Street Connector Project (ODOT Project FRA-70-15.25, PID 94271) in the amount of $4,917.58 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract on file in the Office of the Division of Water.

 

SECTION 2. That the transfer of $4,917.58 or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized between projects within Fund 6010 - Water Super B.A.B.’s Fund, per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget is hereby amended, in Fund 6010 - Water Super B.A.B.’s Fund, as follows:

 

Project No. | Project Name | Current Authority | Revised Authority | (Change)

P690428-100001 (carryover) | DRWP Trmt. Cap. Incr. - DD & Constr. | $0 | $9,869 | +$9,869  (establish authority to match cash)

P690428-100001 (carryover) | DRWP Trmt. Cap. Incr. - DD & Constr. | $9,869 | $4,951| -$4,918

P690236-100000 (carryover) | Water Main Rehab. | $0 | $4,918 | +$4,918

 

SECTION 4. That the expenditure of $4,917.58 or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 6010 - Water Super B.A.B.’s Fund, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 5. 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 6.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to transfer any unencumbered balance in the project account to the unallocated balance 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 no longer required for said project; except that no transfer shall be made from a project account by monies from more than one source.

 

SECTION 7.  That the City Auditor is authorized to establish proper project accounting numbers as appropriate.

 

SECTION 8.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 9.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.