Agenda Item # 3
"3/11/14 - INCONCLUSIVE VOTE"
ADD TO 4//22/14 COUNCIL AGENDA

Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

3/11/14 & 4/22/14

Agenda Report # 84


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Construction of Restrooms on the Riverwalk

INITIATED BY: Planning Department


Recommendation: Approve the resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to construct needed restroom under the Martin Memorial Bridge.

Background: There is a need for additional restrooms to serve the general public utilizing the Riverwalk and the Martin Pedestrian Bridge.

Analysis: This project will allow for the construction of a restroom facility along the Riverwalk, under the Martin Pedestrian Bridge.

Financial Considerations: Funding for this project is being provided by a Georgia Department of Transportation High Priority Project (HPP) grant. The total cost for construction is $243,861. Eighty percent or $195,088.80 will be paid for by the HPP funding, with the remaining twenty percent or $48,772.80 to be paid from the city's Paving Fund.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: The restrooms will require daily routine maintenance from the Parks and Recreation Department.

Legal Considerations: None

Recommendations/ Actions: Approve the resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement to construct needed restroom under the Martin Memorial Bridge.



0007559 - Contract.pdf


A RESOLUTION

NO. _____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF RESTROOMS ON THE RIVERWALK.

WHEREAS, the City has expressed a need to construct restrooms on the riverwalk under the Martin Pedestrian Bridge using Georgia Department of Transportation High Priority Project (HPP) funds; and,

WHEREAS, the cost of construction for these restrooms will be $243,861.00, with $195,088.80 being paid with the HPP funds and the remaining $48,772.20 by paid by the city as its match for this grant;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to accept HPP funding for the construction of restrooms on the riverwalk to be located under the Martin Pedestrian Bridge from the Paving Fund.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________ 2014, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of
_____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.

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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor