AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH FOUST CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE HERITAGE HEIGHTS STORM SEWER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS,  it is necessary to perform roadway, storm sewer and curb improvements on Emerson Circle and Heritage Lane in the Heritage Heights Subdivision; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Cortland has applied and received funding from the Ohio Public Works Commission for the project; and,

 

WHEREAS,  the Clerk of Council advertised for bids that were received and opened on September 9, 2011; and,

 

WHEREAS,  Foust Construction Inc., was lowest responsible bidder in an amount of $320,684.71; and,

 

WHEREAS,  a portion of the project cost, $221,272.45, will be paid by the Ohio Public Works grant with the city being responsible for $99,412.26 as its local contribution.

 

NOW, THEREFORE:

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CORTLAND, OHIO:

 

Section 1.  That the Council of the City of Cortland does hereby recognize the need for the Heritage Heights Storm Sewer Improvements Project.

 

Section 2.  The Mayor is authorized to enter into a contract with Foust Construction Inc., 1700 Wilson Avenue, Girard, Ohio.

 

Section 3.  The local share of the contract price of $99,412.26 will be paid from the following fund;

$  60,000.00 from 10-M-234

$  39,412.26 from 40-J-234

 

Section 4.  This ordinance having the procedural rules suspended shall take effect immediately as being in the best interest of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Cortland, Ohio.

 

PASSED IN COUNCIL THIS _______DAY OF ______________, 2011.

 

 

ATTEST: ____________________________    _____________________________

                        CLERK OF COUNCIL                     PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL

 

FILED W/MAYOR ______________                      _________________________

                                         DATE                                               MAYOR

 

DATE APPROVED ___________

 

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FIRST READING                   ORDINANCE                   EMERGENCY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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