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File #: 1762-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the City Attorney's Office to hire professional services and to acquire the property needed for the construction of the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Kingsford Road Sidewalks project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $10,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for the acquisition; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 1762-2021 Legislation Template
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes additional funding to acquire the various property rights necessary to complete the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Kingsford Road Sidewalks project.

The Department of Public Service is engaged in the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - SRTS Kingsford Road Sidewalks project. The project will construct sidewalks along the west side of Kingsford Road from Briggs Road to Eakin Road and along the north side of Briggs Road from the existing sidewalk west of Kingsford Road to Kingsford Road. Installation of the sidewalk will include curb ramps and drive approaches. Ordinance 2294-2020 established funding in the amount of $30,000.00 to begin acquiring the needed property rights. This ordinance requests another $10,000.00 that is estimated to be needed to complete acquisition for this project.

The Department of Public Service is currently finalizing construction plans and is prepared to authorize right-of-way acquisition pending passage of this funding ordinance.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Funds in the amount of $10,000.00 are available and appropriated for this project in Fund 7704, the Streets and Highways Bond Fund.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to provide necessary right-of-way acquisition funding to prevent unnecessary delays in the Department of Public Service's Capital Improvement Program.

Title
To authorize the City Attorney's Office to hire professional services and to acquire the property needed for the construction of the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Kingsford Road Sidewalks project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $10,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for the acquisition; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the City of Columbus is engaged in the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - SRTS Kingsford Road Sidewalks project; and

WHEREAS, the project will construct sidewalks along ...

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