Agenda Report # 124
WHEREAS, the FY 2016 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) of the Columbus-Phenix City Transportation Study has been reviewed and approved by the United States Department of Transportation (FHWA) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT); and,
WHEREAS, the FY 2016 UPWP indicates the amount of Section 112 Transportation Planning Funds to be provided by GDOT to be $174,454.82; and,
WHEREAS, the local match necessary to receive the Section 112 funds are $43,613.71; and,
WHEREAS, the federal and local funds will be available to the Transportation Planning Division within the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to carry out the Section 112 Work Activities identified in the FY 2016 UPWP.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
(2) That the City gives assurance that, should such contract be executed, it is the intent of the Council to commit $43,613.71 for the local match of planning expenses; and,
(3) That the City Manager is authorized to execute (or to delegate to the Metropolitan Planning Organization) the execution of and file with such application and assurance, or, other documents required by GDOT in connection with the application, and to requisition state funds to reimburse the City for eligible expenses under any resulting grant contracts.