Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0088    Version: 1 Name: 2022 JULIE Locates: Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/12/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/8/2022
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $230,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators, Inc. (JULIE) ticket screening and locating of Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) storm sewers for excavator dig requests along various County highways.
Attachments: 1. 22-0088 Vendor Disclosure, USIC Locating Services
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Joint resolution appropriating $230,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators, Inc. (JULIE) ticket screening and locating of Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) storm sewers for excavator dig requests along various County highways.

Staff Summary
* Pursuant to Illinois law, JULIE serves as a message handling notification service for underground facility owners regarding planned excavations.
* LCDOT processes over 7,600 storm sewer ticket screenings and locate requests from JULIE annually to comply with the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act.
* LCDOT uses a vendor to perform the required storm sewer locates along County highways.
* A contract with USIC Locating Services, LLC, of Lombard, Illinois, began on March 1, 2021, for a period of two years. This will be the second year of the contract covering the period of March 1, 2022, to February 28, 2023.
* The appropriation includes the annual message handling service fee of $25,000 paid to JULIE.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 22-00000-09-GM.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, processes over 7,600 storm sewer ticket screenings and locate requests from JULIE on an annual basis; and

WHEREAS, this Lake County Board, at its meeting of February 9, 2021, awarded a contract to USIC Locating Services, LLC, Lombard, Illinois, for storm sewer ticket screening and locate services required to comply with the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act for the period of March 1, 2021, thru February 28, 2023; and

WHEREAS, an appropriation of funds is required for fiscal year 2022.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that there is hereby appropriated $230,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for fiscal year 2022 storm sewer ticket screening and ...

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