Agenda Report # 73
WHEREAS, the City entered into an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) on August 13, 2013 for financial assistance; and,
WHEREAS, GDOT has increased the funding for the Columbus-Phenix City Transportation Study with Carry Over Funds from 2013. This will increase the amount of Federal Funding (80%) from $251,141.93 to $352, 834.51. The Local Funding (20%) has increased from $62,785.49 to $88,208.62; and,
WHEREAS, authorization is needed for the City Manager to enter into a contractual agreement with GDOT to receive the additional funding.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
(2) That the City gives assurance that, should contract be executed, it is the intent of the Council to commit $6,083.06 for the local match from the; 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.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor