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2019-484

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF FIVE DEFIBRILLATORS PLUS ACCESSORIES AND SPARE PARTS FROM ZOLL MEDICAL CORPORATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $163,138.30 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENTAn ordinance to purchase FIVE Defibrillators plus accessories and spare parts from Zoll Medical CorporationAgenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:Public SafetyAmendments:
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2019-485

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AGREEMENT FOR THE CHURCHILL ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE OLD JACKSONVILLE BRANCH (MFT SECTION 19-00487-00-BR) (SN 084-6000) WITH WHKS & CO ENGINEERING IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $198,952.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKSThis Ordinance is for WHKS to perform professional engineering services for the replacement of Churchill Road Bridge over the Old Jacksonville Branch. The bridge is south of Jefferson St, along Churchill Road, south of Illinois Department of Health Care and Family Services.Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:Public WorksAmendments:
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2019-486

A RESOLUTION NOTIFYING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THAT MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $198,952.00, MAY BE USED FOR THE CHURCHILL ROAD OVER THE OLD JACKSONVILLE BRANCH, MFT SECTION NO. 19-00487-00-BR, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKSThis resolution informs IDOT that City is using MFT funds ($198,952.00) for preliminary engineering of the Churchill Road Bridge over the Old Jacksonville Branch. The bridge is south of Jefferson St, along Churchill Road, south of Illinois Department of Health Care and Family Services. Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:Public WorksAmendments:
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2019-488

AN ORDINANCE LEVYING AND ASSESSING TAXES TO PARTIALLY FUND THE STATUTORY CONTRIBUTION OF THE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUNDSThis levy assumes no tax rate increase, provides partial funding of the statutory contribution (estimated $1.5M short of requirement). The amount is based on a growth rate under the threshold for a Truth in Taxation hearing. The dollar amount is an estimate. The City levies a rate rather than an amount. The assessment is not completed until well after the levy is passed. The amount in Section 1 is adjusted by the County Clerk to cause the total rate levied by the City to be .9385 per $100 of EAV. The EAV growth estimate is 1.5%.Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:FinanceAmendments:
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2019-489

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH BANNER FIRE EQUIPMENT FOR PURCHASE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, INC. CONSISTING OF COATS AND PANTS, WITH THE POTENTIAL OF A 3% INCREASE ON JANUARY 1ST EVERY YEAR FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $270,000.00 FOR THE SPRINGFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENTTurn out Jacket $1259.00/ea Turnout Pants $980.00/pr Springfield Fire Dept. expects to purchase 30 to 40 sets of PPE (turnout gear) for the next 3 years.Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:FinanceAmendments:
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2019-490

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH HSHS MEDICAL GROUP TO ADMINISTER DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR POTENTIAL NEW HIRES AND FOR CURRENT EMPLOYEES IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $80,000.00 FROM JANUARY 1, 2020, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022, FOR THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCESRequests for proposals were solicited from the City for mandatory testing for potential new hires and current employees. This testing covers pre-employment, post-employment and fit for duty medical examinations, random, reasonable suspicion, return to work and post accident drug and alcohol testing services. This ordinance will authorize payment to HSHS Medical Group beginning January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022 in the amount not to exceed $80,000.00. IDOT Regulations requires testing on a calendar year. Cost was not the sole decision maker; however, the City will save approximately $10,000 per year by utilizing this vendor. Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:FinanceAmendments:
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2019-491

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 110 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO CABLE AND VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER AND PEG FEESCable and Video Service Providers may under state statute file with the Illinois Commerce Commission instead of obtaining a franchise agreement with the City to use the public ROW. This pertains to operation of Cable and Video services authorized under state statute. Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:General City BusinessAmendments:
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2019-492

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 170 OF THE 1988 CITY OF SPRINGFIELD CODE OF ORDINANCES, AS AMENDED, REQUIRING THE POSTING OF "NO TRESPASS" SIGNS ON UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS AND/OR BOARDED PROPERTYAmending Chapter 170 requiring the posting of "NO TRESPASS" signs on unsafe and dangerous and/or boarded property. This will permit the city at its discretion to post "No Trespass" signs if the owner fails to do so. In addition when a "No Trespass" sign has been posted under this section, the City may at its discretion act in the place of the owner of the property to enforce trespass laws under the City of Springfield Code of Ordinances.Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:General City BusinessAmendments:
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2019-493

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 AND AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN AN AMOUNT OF $31,479.00 WITH TOSHIBA AMERICAN ENERGY SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR THE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE DALLMAN POWER PLANT UNIT NO. 4 TURBINE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE OF $231,879.00 FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIESThis Ordinance approves Change Order No. 1 and authorizes additional funding in the amount of $31,479.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $231,879.00 with Toshiba American Energy Systems Corporation (“Toshiba”). Previously, Ordinance 107-03-19 approved contract with Toshiba for the inspection and maintenance of the Dallman Power Plant Unit No. 4 turbine for an amount not to exceed $200,400.00. During the valve maintenance work, it was discovered that there were several cracks in the seal weld where the combined reheat valve meets the valve casing. These needed repairs were not reasonable foreseen at the beginning of this contract and were not within the contemplation of the parties at that time. Efforts were made to mitigate the schedule impact however; there was an extension of 1.5 days to the schedule. Toshiba is not a local vendor. Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:CWLPAmendments:
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2019-494

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A CONTRACT EXTENSION AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $220,000.00 WITH ASCEND PERFORMANCE MATERIALS OPERATIONS LLC FOR THE PURCHASE OF DIBASIC ACID IN A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,540,000.00, FOR THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIESThis is a standard contract extension & funding increase ordinance for the purchase of dibasic acid (DBA). This Ordinance approves a contract extension amendment (to June 30, 2020) and authorizes additional funding in an amount not to exceed $220,000.00 with Ascend Performance Materials Inc. (“Ascend”). Previously, Ordinance 472-12-16 authorized a three-year agreement for the purchase of DBA from Ascend for Dallman scrubbers in an amount not to exceed $1,320,000.00. Currently the Utility is performing trials involving other chemicals that may be used in the future in place of this DBA, additional time is needed to complete these trials. The use of DBA assist with the Utility in maintaining its SO2 emission with the IEPA and USEPA to within the regulatory limits. This Ordinance will extend the contract to June 30, 2020. This extension and additional funding will increase the total amount payable under Ascend’s contract to $1,540,000.00. All other terms of the contract, including the original prices quoted in 2016, remain the same. Ascend is not a local vendor. Agenda Type:Agenda ItemDepartment:CWLPAmendments:
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