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Record #: O2014-9320   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/5/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 11/12/2014
Title: Expenditure of portion of Motor Fuel Tax funds allocated to City of Chicago for Year 2015
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: FINANCE FUNDS - Motor Fuel Tax - 2015
Attachments: 1. O2014-9320.pdf
 
 
CHICAGO, November 12, 2014
 
 
 
To the President and Members of the City Council:
 
 
Your Committee on the Budget and Government Operations, having had under consideration an Ordinance authorizing the allocation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds necessary for various activities and improvements to streets, County or State highways during 2015 and including an allocation for additional pavement and bridge maintenance for the year 2014; and having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the Ordinance transmitted herewith.
 
This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the Committee.
 
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Carrie M. Austin Chairman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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ORDINANCE
EXPENDITURE OF THE PORTION OF THE MOTOR FUEL TAX FUND ALLOCATED TO THE CITY OF CHICAGO IN THE YEAR 2015
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. Definitions. As used in this ordinance:
 
The term "authorized use" means any use permitted pursuant to Division 2 of Article 7 of the Illinois Highway Code, 605 ILCS 5/7-202, et seq., as described and interpreted by the Illinois Department of Transportation in its Bureau of Local Roads and Streets Manual, Figure 4-3B.
 
The term "eligible debt service" means debt service eligible for payment out ofthe portion of the Motor Fuel Tax Fund allocated to the City pursuant to 605 ILCS 5/7-202.13.
 
The term "Fund 310" means Fund 310 as set forth in the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the year 2015.
 
SECTION 2. The Commissioner of Transportation is hereby authorized to expend for authorized uses undertaken in 2014 related to Bridges and Pavement Maintenance an additional Ten Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($10,400,000) hereby appropriated and allocated to Fund 310 in 2014.
 
SECTION 3. The City is hereby authorized to make the following expenditures from the portion of the Motor Fuel Tax Fund which has been or may be allocated to the City for the period beginning January 1, 2015, and ending December 31, 2015:
 
SUBSECTION A. The Commissioner of Transportation is authorized to expend:
  1. the sum of Two Million One Hundred Two Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Four Dollars ($2,102,124) for authorized uses related to Electrical Operations, as more fully described in Fund 310, and
  2. the sum of Eleven Million Eight Hundred Seventy Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty Dollars ($11,870,960) for authorized uses related to In-House Construction, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
SUBSECTION B. The Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management is authorized to
expend:
  1. the sum of Twenty-Two Million Six Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars ($22,645,667) for authorized uses related to Asset Management, as more fully described in Fund 310, and
  2. the sum of Eight Million Eight Hundred Thirteen Thousand Three Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars ($8,813,367) for authorized uses related to Fleet Operations, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
 
 
SUBSECTION C. The Commissioner of Streets and Sanitation is authorized to expend the sum of Seventeen Million One Hundred Thirty Thousand Nine Dollars ($17,130,009) for authorized uses related to Street Operations, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
SUBSECTION D. The Director ofthe Office of Budget & Management is authorized to approve the expenditure of the sum of Seven Million Dollars ($7,000,000) for authorized uses related to Snow and Ice Removal, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
SUBSECTION E. The City is authorized to expend the sum of Eighteen Million Seven Hundred Eighty-Six Thousand Two Hundred Seventeen Dollars ($18,786,217) for eligible debt service, and costs or fees related thereto, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
SUBSECTION F. The City is authorized to expend the sum of Ten Million Seven Hundred Sixty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Six Dollars ($10,765,656) for other authorized uses, as more fully described in Fund 310.
 
SECTION 4. The City shall maintain one or more separate ledger accounts recording expenditures from its portion of the Motor Fuel Tax Fund, utilizing standard account classifications acceptable under generally accepted accounting principles, with all charges for direct or indirect expenses categorized and detailed.
 
SECTION 5. Motor Fuel Tax Fund monies specifically allocated for a particular use shall not be transferred to any other Motor Fuel Tax funded use without prior approval of the City Council. The operating departments shall use allocated monies only for the objects and purposes associated with those monies in the annual appropriation ordinance.
 
SECTION 6. The City Clerk is directed to transmit two (2) certified copies of this ordinance to the Division of Highways ofthe Department of Transportation ofthe State of Illinois, through the District Engineer of District 1 ofsaid Department of Transportation.
 
SECTION 7. This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its passage and approval.