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File #: 171689    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2018 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 3/27/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution confirming the City Engineer is authorized to apply for four Federal Transportation Alternatives Program grants for the 2018-2022 application cycle, with an 80 percent grantor share and a 20 percent local share.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: GRANTS, TRANSPORTATION
Number
171689
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution confirming the City Engineer is authorized to apply for four Federal Transportation Alternatives Program grants for the 2018-2022 application cycle, with an 80 percent grantor share and a 20 percent local share.
Analysis
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is soliciting applications to utilize funding under the Federal Transportation Alternatives Program. The Department of Public Works is applying for funding for seven projects. Successful grant applications will be funded with an 80 percent grantor share and a 20 percent local share.
Body
Whereas, The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is soliciting project applications for funding in fiscal years 2018-2022 under the Federal Transportation Alternatives Program; and

Whereas, Projects approved for the Federal Transportation Alternatives Program will be funded with an 80 percent grantor share and 20 percent local share; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has identified four projects for infrastructure related improvements; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has submitted applications for the following projects:
1. Complete Streets Handbook
2. Safe Routes to School Implementation
3. Washington/Scott Neighborway Phase 1
4. Pedestrian and Transit Intersection Improvements
; and

Whereas, The total estimated cost of these projects is $2,579,432, with a grantor share of $2,063,546 and a local share of $515,886;

Whereas, A local resolution of support for the proposed projects must be executed and submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation prior to April 5, 2018; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the City Engineer is authorized to submit applications to the Federal Transportation Alternatives Program for the following projects:
1. Complete Streets Handbook
2. Safe Routes to School Implementation
3. Washington/Scott Neighborway Phase 1
4...

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