2017-55 Contract w/Underground for Hane Sewer 17-1S

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH UNDERGROUND UTILITIES, INC. FOR THE HANE AVENUE SEWER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 17-1S FOR THE CITY OF MARION, OHIO, APPROPRIATING NECESSARY FUNDS, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 2017-40 authorized the preparation of specifications and advertising for bids for the Hane Avenue Sewer Improvement Project 17-1S for the City of Marion, Ohio and

WHEREAS, Bid openings were held on September 29, 2017 and 4 companies responded. Underground Utilities, Inc. submitted the lowest and best bid of $595,034.89.

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

Section 1:  That the Public Works Director be directed to enter into contract with Underground Utilities, Inc. for the total amount of $595,034.89 for the Hane Avenue Sewer Improvement Project 17-1S.

Section 2:  That the cost of such contract shall be payable from the Storm and Sanitary Improvement Funds and the 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 Hane 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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                                                  Kate Fisher

Approved                                    President of Council

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

Attest:

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Clerk of Council