PID# 93914

Project No. 15-1B


RESOLUTION enacted by the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio, hereinafter referred to as the LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY/LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY OR “LPA” IN THE MATTER OF THE STATED DESCRIBED PROJECT, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS, and declaring an emergency

          WHEREAS, on the 13th day of May, 2014, the LPA enacted legislation proposing cooperation with the Director of Transportation for the described project:


The project consists of 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, lying with the City of Marion; and


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


The City agrees to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the entire cost of the improvement, less the amount of Federal-Aid funds set aside by the Director of Transportation for the financing of this improvement from funds allocated by the Federal Highway Administration, U. S. Department of Transportation, and further, the City agrees to assume and bear one hundred percent (100%) of the cost of the Right of Way, excluding in-house right of way charges incurred by the State.


In view of the fact that the LPA’s share of the project is now estimated in the amount of Zero and……00/100 Dollars, ($0.00) therefore, the City will not be required to deposit any funds at this time. The LPA’s ultimate share of the cost will be determined when final actual costs and allocations are determined.


WHEREAS, The Director of Transportation has approved said legislation proposing cooperation and has caused to be made plans and specifications and an estimate of cost and expense for improving the above described highway and has transmitted copies of the same to the legislative authority; and


WHEREAS, the LPA desires the Director of Transportation to proceed with the aforesaid highway improvement.


NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved, by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:


Section 1.     That the LPA hereby requests the Director of Transportation to proceed with the aforesaid highway improvement.


Section 2.     That the LPA enter into a contract with the State, and the Mayor be, and is hereby authorized to execute said contract for improving the described project.


Section 3.     That the LPA transmit to the Director of Transportation a fully executed copy of this Resolution.


Section 4.     This resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, welfare and safety of the City of Marion and the inhabitants thereof and for the further reason that it is necessary to meet ODOT’s deadline of March 6, 2015 and as such, shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor provided it receives the affirmative vote of all members elected to Council; otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.



This is to certify that we have compared the foregoing copy of Resolution with the original record thereof, found in the record of the proceedings of the LPA and which Resolution 2015-04 was duly passed by the LPA on the ____________, 2015, and that the same is a true and correct copy of the record of said Resolution and the action of said LPA thereon.


We further certify that said Resolution and the Action of said LPA thereon is recorded in the journal of said LPA in Volume 21, at Page ____, and under date of ____________________, 2015.




Approved:                                             ___________________________

                                                            Dave Edwards

                                                            President of Council



Mayor Scott Schertzer






Clerk of Council