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File #: 19-724    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 11/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: Ordinance No. 20-6 amending Ordinance No. 19-87 (2020 Appropriation Ordinance) for a supplemental appropriation to the General Fund in the amount of $329,828 for partial construction costs of the Tutt Boulevard Bridge over Cottonwood Creek. Presenter: Charae McDaniel, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Dunn, PE, Stormwater Enterprise Division of Public Works
Attachments: 1. CW-Ordinance-Supplemental Approp for Assurance, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Exhibit B, 4. Signed Ordinance 20-6.pdf

Title
Ordinance No. 20-6 amending Ordinance No. 19-87 (2020 Appropriation Ordinance) for a supplemental appropriation to the General Fund in the amount of $329,828 for partial construction costs of the Tutt Boulevard Bridge over Cottonwood Creek.


Presenter:
Charae McDaniel, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Dunn, PE, Stormwater Enterprise Division of Public Works

Body
Summary:
The attached Ordinance is a supplemental appropriation to the revenue and expenditure budgets of the General Fund in the amount of $329,828. The Ordinance will recognize as revenue the bridge surcharge fees currently held in escrow, and will provide the revenue to the Public Works Department for construction of the Tutt Boulevard Bridge over Cottonwood Creek.

The source of funds for the General Fund is the bridge surcharge fees currently held in escrow.

NOTE: Subsequent to introduction at City Council Work Session on December 9, 2019, funds were received into the Tutt Bridge over Cottonwood Creek escrow account on December 18, 2019. This increased the total funds available for this project to $329,828, therefore the amount of this supplemental appropriation has been adjusted to match available funds.

Background:
The construction of the Tutt Boulevard Bridge over Cottonwood Creek is needed in order to construct the Tutt/Cowpoke Detention Facility (PR-2/Project). The funds requested in this supplemental appropriation will partially offset the total project cost of $3,500,000. The remaining cost of this project will be funded within the Stormwater capital projects.

Between 2003 and 2014, the Reel and Powerwood Annexation agreements (see Exhibit A) were approved by City Council with the stipulation that fees would be assessed and collected when property was platted to fund the construction of the Tutt Bridge over Cottonwood Creek. The location of this bridge has been identified where Tutt Boulevard will cross Cottonwood Creek and extend north from its current location at the ...

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