Agenda Report # 1
WHEREAS, the FY 2018 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 2018 UPWP indicates the amount of Section 112 Transportation Planning Funds to be provided by GDOT to be $262,807.94; and,
WHEREAS, there is a local match of $65,701.98 to receive the Section 112 Funds.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
(1) That the Mayor, City Manager or designee ti hereby authorized to execute said contract on behalf of the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia and receive an amount up to $262,807.94 as may be necessary to carry out said contract; and.
(2) That the City gives assurance that, should such contract be executed, it is the intent of the Council to commit $65,701.98 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.