Agenda Item # 3

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

11/13/2018

Agenda Report # 49


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: FY 19 Local Government & Improvement Grant (LMIG)

INITIATED BY: Engineering Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to submit an application and accept the FY 19 Local Government & Improvement Grant (LMIG) from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

Background: LMIG is the GDOT program that is provides funding to counties for resurfacing and other capital transportation projects. The proposal is to use FY 19 funds toward the Ft. Benning Road Roundabout and Street scapes Project. The roundabout project began construction in September 2018 and is expected to be complete in September 2020.

Analysis: It is necessary to execute the attached LMIG Agreement for 2019 with GDOT in order to receive the funds and proceed with the project.

Financial Considerations: The FY19 LMIG allocation for Columbus-Muscogee County from GDOT is $2,073,215.96 with a local 10% match requirement.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: The completed street scapes and roundabout will be included in the annual operating/capital budget for normal maintenance.

Legal Considerations: Council must authorize the acceptance of all grants.

Recommendations/Actions: Approval is requested to submit an application and accept the FY 19 Local Government & Improvement Grant (LMIG) from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).


Columbus - Muscogee.pdf


A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO MAKE APPLICATION AND RECEIVE THE FY 2019 LOCAL MAINTENANCE & IMPROVEMENT GRANT (LMIG) FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (GDOT).

WHEREAS, the City has received notice from GDOT they are accepting applications for the FY 2019 LMIG Program in the amount of $2,073,215.96 allocated for Columbus-Muscogee County; and,

WHEREAS, the proposed use of the funds is for the construction of the Ft. Benning Road Roundabout and Street Scapes projects; and,

WHEREAS, the match for these funds will come from the existing project budgets.

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

That the Mayor is hereby authorized to make application and receive funds allocated for the FY 2019 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________ 2018, 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 Garrett voting _____________.
Councilor House voting _____________.
Councilor Huff voting _____________.
Councilor Thomas voting _____________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting _____________.
Councilor Woodson voting _____________.




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Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor