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File #: 21-0902    Version: 1 Name: 6/7/21 Allen Creek Berm FEMA Grant Amendment
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-184
Title: Resolution to Accept and Appropriate the Amended Second Phase of the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Agreement from FEMA for the Construction of the Opening in the Railroad Berm ($355,922.00) and Appropriate and Amend the Stormwater Local Project Share Budget ($2,065,015.00) and Major Street Fund Local Project Share Budget ($905,000.00) to Accommodate Escalated Project Costs (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Allen Creek FEMA Grant Agreement.pdf, 2. 4195.16A2 Federal Award ID Cover Page - Ann Arbor City of 4-23-21 (003).pdf, 3. R-16-331.pdf, 4. R-19-067.pdf, 5. R-19-334 Jul 15 2019 MDOT AGR (2).pdf
Title
Resolution to Accept and Appropriate the Amended Second Phase of the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Agreement from FEMA for the Construction of the Opening in the Railroad Berm ($355,922.00) and Appropriate and Amend the Stormwater Local Project Share Budget ($2,065,015.00) and Major Street Fund Local Project Share Budget ($905,000.00) to Accommodate Escalated Project Costs (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to amend the grant agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This amendment addresses increased construction costs based on actual project bid prices administrated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The FEMA agreement established and maintains the existing funding levels, which covers 75% of the increased flood mitigation portion of the project, requiring the City to fund 25% of the costs.

On August 15, 2016 the City of Ann Arbor passed a resolution (R-16-331) to accept a phased FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant (Project # HMGP P4195.16) agreement for the first phase of a two-phase project to create openings in the railroad berm. Phase one consisted of the engineering design, development of construction plans, and preparation of the Phase Two hazard mitigation grant application. The Phase Two Grant Agreement was subsequently approved on February 19, 2019 (R-19-067) and covered construction costs based on original project estimates. On July 15, 2019, prior to final receipt of construction bids, #R-19-334 was approved authorizing the construction contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation, which included Federal funding from the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP). This amendment accounts for the increased final bid pricing.

In addition to the flood mitigation portion of the project, a pedestrian improvement that was recommended in the Non-Motorized Transportation Plan and is part of the Treeline-Alle...

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