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File #: 1574-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Geological Survey, United States Department of Interior, for the investigation of water resources in central Ohio, including groundwater and several rivers for the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; to authorize the expenditure of $226,069.00 from the Water Operating Fund, $54,175.00 from the Sewer System Operating Fund, and $61,400.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund. ($341,644.00)
Attachments: 1. financial Agreement 1574-2020, 2. Financial Coding 1574-2020
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The cooperative program of stream investigation and monitoring by the U.S. Geological Survey has been continued for several years. It provides valuable water resource data to the City at a lower cost than providing such data by other means. The program is sponsored by the Federal Government for forty percent (40%) of the cost for most of these projects.

The agreement will provide stream gauging, reservoir gauging, and groundwater monitoring for the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage. The Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage solicited a quotation from the U.S. Geological Survey in accordance with Section 329 of Columbus City Code. The period for this agreement is from October 1, 2020 to and including September 30, 2021.

ORGANIZATION: Geological Survey, United States Department of Interior (53-0196958)

FISCAL IMPACT: Funds are budgeted and available from and within the 2020 Water Operating Fund, Sewer System Operating Fund, and Storm Sewer Operating Fund for this contract which totals $341,644.00.

The Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage have participated in a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey in the amount of:

$341,644.00 2019-2020
$340,894.00 2018-2019
$340,894.00 2017-2018

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Geological Survey, United States Department of Interior, for the investigation of water resources in central Ohio, including groundwater and several rivers for the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; to authorize the expenditure of $226,069.00 from the Water Operating Fund, $54,175.00 from the Sewer System Operating Fund, and $61,400.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund. ($341,644.00)

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WHEREAS, it is necessary to continue the cooperative agreement with the Geological Survey, United States Department of Interior, for the investigation of w...

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