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File #: 19-0412    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/19 Northside STEAM SRTS City State Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Defeated
File created: 5/20/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/20/2019
Enactment date: 5/20/2019 Enactment #:
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Northside STEAM Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Gap Project ($415,874.00)
Attachments: 1. Sidewalk Gaps Maps (1).pdf, 2. A2 STEAM SRTS City State Agreement 19-5209.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Northside STEAM Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Gap Project ($415,874.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration, please find a resolution to approve a contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the construction phase of the Northside STEAM SRTS Sidewalk Gap Project. The agreement prescribes the cost sharing of the construction, as well as each party's rights and responsibilities, and is required for the Project to receive federal funding from the Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS), a Transportation Alternative Program (TAP).

In accordance with the City's Non-Motorized Plan and Complete Streets approach, as well as the request from the Northside SRTS Committee, the City is installing new sidewalk to close gaps and provide continuous pedestrian connections along the east and west side of Traver Street between John A Woods and Barton Drive, along the south side of John A Woods from Pontiac Street to Pear Street, along the north and south sides of Brookside between Delafield Drive and Pontiac Street, along the northside of Barton Drive just west of Starwick Drive, and along the west side of Starwick Drive, just north of Barton Drive. These locations are depicted in a map attached to this resolution.

Construction is expected to begin on or after June 17, 2019 and be completed by October 5, 2019, with the exception of Watering and Cultivating in 2020 and 2021 during the growing seasons.

The City submitted final plans to MDOT in February of 2019, and the Project was advertised in March for a May 3, 2019 bid letting. This memorandum and resolution were prepared prior to the letting date, therefore bids were not yet available. MDOT will award a contract to the qualified low bidder and administer the contract. The City will act as the project engineer. Further information on the history of this project can be found on the project w...

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