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File #: 14-0498    Version: 1 Name: 4/21/14 - Scio Church Sidewalk Resolution 2
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2014 Final action: 5/19/2014
Enactment date: 5/19/2014 Enactment #: R-14-126
Title: Resolution No. 2 - Scio Church Sidewalk Special Assessment ($1,626.00)
Attachments: 1. SAD Table Scio Church Sidewalk.pdf
Resolution No. 2 - Scio Church Sidewalk Special Assessment ($1,626.00)
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution to establish the special assessment costs and distribution for the Scio Church Sidewalk Project (Resolution No. 2 for Sidewalk District #43). The sidewalk is proposed to be constructed along the south side of Scio Church Road from Maple Road to Delaware Drive.

A separate resolution is on the Council Agenda to appropriate additional funding from the General Fund for this project.

The Scio Church sidewalk will be combined with the Barton Drive sidewalk to be bid as one project through MDOT with construction funded in part by the Federal Surface Transportation Fund (STPU). The City's ability to use federal funds for this project has created the opportunity for the private property owners to receive the sidewalk improvements at a lower cost and to reduce the city-share non-recoverable funding amount.

In August of 2012, a petition was received by the Public Services Area Administrator's Office requesting the installation of sidewalks on the south side of Scio Church Road between Delaware Drive and Maple Road. Providing this walkway would allow neighbors to access such facilities as the Ice Cube and the Pittsfield Library without having to cross Scio Church Road at midblock points. The petition was signed by approximately 75 residents of the Churchill Downs neighborhood, located on the south side of Scio Church Road.

Subsequently, City Council approved two resolutions appropriating funding for staff to evaluate and later design the sidewalk (R-12-525 and R-13-344).

Special Assessments & Resident Input
As called for in Chapter 13 of City Code, the cost for the addition of new sidewalk where none currently exists is borne by the parcels that benefit from the improvements. Because this is a federal-aid project, up to 80% of the construction cost of the sidewalk is eligible to be paid by federa...

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