Agenda Report # 13
WHEREAS, the I-185 and Victory Drive interchange was redesigned and landscaped to honor and remember those who have served in the military and is today a key entry way into both Fort Benning and Columbus; and,
WHEREAS, this beautification project requires general landscape improvements to maintain its overall appearance as a major focal point in Columbus; and,
WHEREAS, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) desires to assist with the funding of these general landscaping improvements through grant funds available for such projects;
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to received $205,000 in general landscaping funds for the I-185/Victory Drive interchange. No match will be required of the city to receive these funds.
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor