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File #: 0191-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/10/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 2/3/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with and make payment to the Five Rivers Metroparks for the purchase of wetland mitigation credits relative to the completion of the Arterial Street Rehabilitation - Hamilton Road - SR 161 to Morse Road Phase A project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $19,500.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($19,500.00)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 0191-2020 Accounting Codes
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with and make payment to the Five Rivers Metroparks for the purchase of wetland mitigation credits relative to the completion of the Arterial Street Rehabilitation - Hamilton Road - SR161 to Morse Road Phase A project.

The aforementioned project encompasses the reconstruction of portions of Hamilton and Morse roads and various other improvements. The construction of those improvements will impact the existing wetland ecosystem through the discharge of dredged or fill material into the waterway. The Department of Public Service is required to mitigate that impact through the purchase of wetland mitigation credits from the Five Rivers Metroparks pursuant to Sections 404 and 401 of the Clean Water Act and Ohio Revised Code Chapter 6111.
2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding in the amount of $19,500.00 is available in the Streets and Highways Bond Fund within the Department of Public Service for the aforementioned expenditure.
3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to enable the Director of Public Service to effect any and all actions necessary to comply with the standards and conditions imposed by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Ohio Environmental Protection concerning the mitigation of wetland impacts as soon as reasonably practicable.
Title
To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into agreements with and make payment to the Five Rivers Metroparks for the purchase of wetland mitigation credits relative to the completion of the Arterial Street Rehabilitation - Hamilton Road - SR 161 to Morse Road Phase A project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $19,500.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($19,500.00)
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WHEREAS, the Department of Public Service is administering the Arterial Street Rehabilitation - Hamilton Road - SR161 to Morse Road Phase A project, which will culminate in the...

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