2012-72

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO APPROVE A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE SKATE PARK EQUIPMENT CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN RAMP COMPANY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2012-62 authorized entering into contract with American Ramp Company for Phase 2 of the Skate Park Ramp Project authorizing using up to $20,000 of the CDBG FY 2011 grant, along with $30,000 from private donations for a total of $50,000 and

WHEREAS, it is desirable to accept the change order to purchase enclosed framework for the equipment and to pay for company installation of new equipment and relocation of the existing half-pipe rather than “supervised community build” for the construction and relocation in order to reduce risk of violating warranty and increasing liability, and

WHEREAS, the FY 2011 CDBG Formula grant has $95,000 budgeted for entire skate park project including concrete pad, equipment and site amenities, and

WHEREAS, Evelyn Warr-Cummings of Regional Planning is requesting a change order to allocate another $ 9,280.16 bringing the total project including the framework enclosures and complete installation/relocation costs to $59,280.16

WHEREAS, the proposed change order exceeds 15% of the bid price and therefore requires City Council approval

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

Section 1. That the Safety Director be directed to authorize to increase the authorized contract with American Ramp Company, 601 McKinley, Joplin, MO 64801 contract total to $59,280.16 for the 2011 Formula Grant

Section 2. That said contract shall be payable from the Community Development Block Grant FY 2011 Formula Program

Section 3. That this ordinance is hereby declared an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion because the project needs to be completed by December 31, 2012 and the inhabitants thereof: and as such, shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the mayor, provided that it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council: otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.


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Approved: Dave Edwards
President of Council

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Mayor Scott Schertzer


Attest;

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Clerk of Council