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File #: 1621-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/27/2022 Final action: 6/30/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement and all necessary amendments with the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation (ODOT), for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage to provide interstate pump station maintenance and receive reimbursement from the State; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation

This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into an agreement and all necessary amendments with the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation (ODOT), for interstate pump station maintenance. In the interest of public safety and convenience, it is the desire of the parties hereto that the City of Columbus shall perform maintenance on, and make repairs to, all pump stations identified on I-71, I-70 and I-670 (“the Interstate Highways”) using its own labor forces, equipment and materials, or by contracting for these items, with reimbursement from the State.

The term of the original agreement was from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. This 18th Amendment will be for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

ODOT shall reimburse the City at a fixed rate of $121.96 per hour for the City labor, equipment and materials, or contracted labor, equipment and materials, used to perform the routine maintenance and operation of the interstate pump stations as defined in Paragraph 1.6 of the Agreement. In addition to pump station maintenance reimbursement, the City shall invoice the State monthly, or cause a utility company to invoice the State, for the cost of energy furnished to the pump station. The fixed rate may be adjusted each year on July 1st only by written amendment to this Agreement executed by ODOT and the City.

All other terms and conditions of the original Agreement shall remain the same and in full force and effect for the duration of this 18th Amendment.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Division of Sewerage and Drainage shall be reimbursed at a fixed per hour rate for the City labor, equipment and materials, or contracted labor, equipment and materials, used to perform the routine maintenance and operation of the interstate pump stations. The City shall either be reimbursed for the cost of energy furnished to the pump station or cause a utility company to invoice and be paid directly from the Stat...

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