2014-29

                                                            PID Number 93914

                                                            MAR-Marion City SRTS Inf.

ORDINANCE ENACTED BY THE CITY OF MARION, MARION COUNTY, OHIO, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY (LPA), IN THE MATTER OF SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT DETAILED BELOW, and declaring an emergency, as amended

 

Section I – Project Description

 

WHEREAS,    the LPA has identified the need for the described project:

 

This project includes the construction of missing sidewalk on Richmond Avenue and the construction of an eight foot wide pedestrian bridge over Blum Run. Also included is the addition of sidewalk on Bermuda Avenue. The intersection of Bahama Drive and Richmond Avenue will include curb ramp and crosswalk improvements.

 

NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio;

 

Section II – Consent Statement

 

Being in the public interest, the LPA gives consent to the Director of Transportation to complete the above described project.

 

Section III – Cooperation Statement

 

The LPA shall cooperate with the Director of Transportation in the above described project as follows:

 

The City hereby agrees to cooperate with the Director of Transportation of the State of Ohio in the planning, design and construction of the identified highway improvement project and grants consent to the Ohio Department of Transportation for its development and construction of the project in accordance with plans, specifications and estimates as approved by the Director;

 

The City agrees to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the cost of Design, of Right-of-Way and Construction less the amount of federal funds set aside by the Director of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.

 

The City agrees to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the total cost of those features required by the City which are not necessary for the improvement as determined by the State and Federal Highway Administration.

 

Section IV – Utilities and Right-of-Way Statement

 

The LPA agrees to acquire and/or make available to ODOT, in accordance with current State and Federal regulations, all necessary right-of-way required for the described Project. The City also understands that right-of-way costs include eligible utility costs.

 

Section V – Maintenance

 

Upon completion of the described Project, and unless otherwise agreed, the City shall: (1) provide adequate maintenance for the described Project in accordance with all applicable state and federal law, including but not limited to Title 23 USC 116; (2) provide ample financial provisions, as necessary, for the maintenance of the described Project; (3) maintain the right-of-way, keeping it free of obstructions; and (4) hold said right-of-way inviolate for public highway purposes.

 

                        (See Below)

 

SECTION VII - This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Approved:                                                                  _____________________

 

                                                                                   Dave Edwards

 

                                                                                   President of Council

 

____________________________

 

Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

____________________________

 

Clerk of Council

 

SECTION VII – This Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure to expedite the transportation project and to promote transportation safety and to meet deadlines. Following appropriate legislative action, it shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval, otherwise it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.