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File #: 0256-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 2/3/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Chief Innovation Officer to modify an agreement with IKE Smart City, LLC. to allow the installation, operation, and maintenance of three (3) scooter charging stations as part of the Smart Mobility Hubs project; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Chief Innovation Officer to modify an existing agreement with IKE Smart City, LLC. to allow the installation, operation, and maintenance of three (3) scooter charging stations within the public rights-of-way of the City of Columbus, as part of the USDOT Smart City Challenge Smart Mobility Hubs project.

The Smart City Challenge is a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) grant program seeking to “create a fully integrated, first-of-its kind city that uses data, technology and creativity to shape how people and goods move in the future.” In 2016, the City of Columbus, acting through the Department of Public Service, applied for and won the Smart City Challenge, receiving a $40 million dollar grant from USDOT and a $10 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation (Vulcan).

IKE Smart City, LLC has been a key partner committed to installing six (6) interactive kiosks at the Smart Mobility Hubs project at no cost to the city. IKE Smart City has proposed installation of three (3) scooter charging stations at three (3) USDOT Smart Mobility Hub locations. The identified locations are:
Columbus State Community College
Columbus Metropolitan Library - Linden Branch
Northern Lights Transit Center

Ordinance Number 1952-2018 authorized the Department of Public Service to enter into an agreement with IKE Smart City, LLC. The Department of Public Service has agreed to allow the Smart City Program Office to modify the agreement in order to expand the Smart Mobility Hubs project.

Ordinance Number 1901-2017 authorized the Public Service Director to transfer signature authority to the Chief Innovation Officer or the Chief Innovation Officer's designee for all past, present, and future Smart Columbus, Smart City Challenge, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation contracts, documents, and projects.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
There is no anticipated cost to the City relative to the aforementioned modification.

3. EMERG...

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