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ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH BURCH HYDRO, INC. FOR THE LAND APPLICATION OF BIOSOLIDS AT THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT HAVING DETERMINED SAID ENTITY TO HAVE SUBMITTED THE LOWEST AND BEST BID AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Water Pollution Control Plant has and currently is in need of a contractor to provide services related to the land application of biosolids, and
WHEREAS, the Superintendent of the WPCP has advised, detailed specifications were prepared and a bidding procedure was utilized to find an appropriate contractor and said Superintendent has detailed to the Council the results of the bid procedure and the subsequent analysis,
BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio
Section 1. The Council having analyzed the bids received on the biosolids contract, and the Council having determined after due consideration and deliberation that Burch Hydro, Inc. is the lowest and best bidder (O.R.C. 735.05) for the land application of the biosolids, the Council hereby authorizes and directs the Service Director to enter into contract with Burch Hydro, Inc. for the application of biosolids produced at the Water Pollution Control Plant in the amount of $12.90 per ton, the expected annual cost is estimated to be $129,000.
Section 2. That the contract shall be payable from the Sanitary Sewer Revenue Professional Services Account.
Section 3. That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof, and shall take effect and be in force immediately upon it's passage and approval by the Mayor given the immediate need to dispose of the accumulated biosolids at the WPCP and the negative impact a delay would cause if the matter did not proceed immediately; provided 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.
President of Council
Mayor Scott Schertzer
Clerk of Council