2012-57

ORDINANCE DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO ASSIST THE CITY ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT FOR OVERALL TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR THE DESIGN, SPEC. & BID, AND INSPECTION OF SEVERAL SEWER AND STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFORE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, Council appreciates that the City’s Engineering Department is understaffed due to budget cutbacks.

WHEREAS, the City Administration did conduct a procurement and evaluation process involving several professional engineering firms.

WHEREAS, the City Administration recommends the firm of CT/FBG be retained for professional engineering services.

WHEREAS, the Service Director is proposing to contract with CT/FBG for Professional Engineering Services as needed.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:

Section 1. The Service Director is hereby authorized to contract for professional engineering services to support the City Engineering Department.

Section 2. That the cost to provide engineering design services shall be payable from the following funds: ODOT supported Large City Funds, sanitary sewer and storm drain accounts, SCMR funds, and professional engineering services accounts of the engineering department.

Section 3. That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and its inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that a timely application could speed up the mending of several sewers and streets that are in dire need of repair; and as such shall take effect and be in force immediately upon passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council, otherwise it shall be effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

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Dave Edwards
President of Council
Approved:


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Mayor Scott Schertzer

Attest;


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Clerk of Council