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File #: 1686-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation relative to the FRA-70-21.33 project, PID 109014; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) relative to the FRA-70-21 project, PID 109014.

The aforementioned effort, the construction of which is slated to commence in the summer of 2023, encompasses various safety upgrades at the interchange of I-70 and Hamilton Road, including adding conduit from the intersection at the bridge, south on Hamilton Road to Groves Road and other associated work.

ODOT will ask the City to approve final legislation for the project at a later date. City Council previously approved legislation resulting in the establishment of an Auditor’s Certificate to support the local share of associated construction costs.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
The local share of construction costs is projected to be $34,000.00 based on initial cost estimates, which are subject to change. Ordinance 1372-2021 authorized the appropriation, encumbrance, and expenditure of that sum to satisfy the obligation owed by the City to ODOT.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested in order to maintain the project schedule established by ODOT and to promote highway safety.

Title
To authorize the Director of Public Service to grant consent and propose cooperation with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation relative to the FRA-70-21.33 project, PID 109014; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) proposes completing various safety upgrades at the interchange of I-70 and Hamilton Road, including adding conduit from the intersection at the bridge, south on Hamilton Road to Groves Road and other associated work; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned project is located within the Columbus corporate boundaries; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to grant consent and to agree to cooperate with the Ohio Department of Transport...

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