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File #: 191660    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution confirming the City Engineer is authorized to apply for four Federal Transportation Alternatives Program grants for the 2020-2024 application cycle, with an 80 percent grantor share and a 20 percent local share.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: GRANTS, TRANSPORTATION
Number
191660

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 2020-2024 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 four 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 2020-2024 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. 20th St Power Line and Beerline Trail
2. Oklahoma Avenue Multimodal Transportation Improvements
3. Milwaukee Sustainable Mobility Action Plan
4. 6th Street Multimodal Corridor
; and

Whereas, The total estimated cost of these projects is $2,845,139, with a grantor share of $2,276,110 and a local share of $569,029;

Whereas, A local resolution of support for the proposed projects must be executed and submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation prior to April 17, 2020; 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. 20th St Power Line and Beerline Trail
2. Oklahoma Avenue Multimodal Transportation I...

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