2015-74

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SERVICE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH ELITE EXCAVATING CO. OF OHIO, INC.  FOR THE BALLENTINE AVENUE SEWER IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT 14-2S FOR THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, APPROPRIATING NECESSARY FUNDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2015-56 authorized the preparation of specifications and advertising for bids for the Ballentine Avenue Sewer Improvement Project 14-2S for the City of Marion, Ohio and

 

WHEREAS, Bid openings were held on August 20, 2015 and 2 companies responded.  Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. submitted the lowest and best bid of $ 654,701.00.

 

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

 

Section 1:  That the Service Director be directed to enter into contract with Elite Excavating Co. of Ohio, Inc. for the total amount of $654,701.00, for the Ballentine Avenue Sewer Improvement Project 14-2S.

 

Section 2:  That the cost of such contract shall be payable from the Sanitary Sewer and Storm Sewer Improvement Funds, and Auditor is authorized and directed to appropriate the necessary funds.

 

Section 3:     That this ordinance is hereby declared an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof; and since Ballentine Avenue is in dire need of repair; 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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                                                  Dave Edwards

                                                  President of Council

 

 

Approved:

 

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

 

Attest:

 

 

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Clerk of Council