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File #: 15-15504    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Interlocal Agreements for the Metropolitan Planning Program Grant Funds
Attachments: 1. Resolution_Interlocal Agreements
Title
Interlocal Agreements for the Metropolitan Planning Program Grant Funds

Action
Action:
Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute Interlocal Agreements with Iredell County Area Transportation System and Union County Transportation to support transit planning activities for the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Taiwo Jaiyeoba, City Manager's Office
Jerrel Leonard, Planning, Design, and Development

Explanation
* On November 9, 2020, the City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a municipal agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to support transit planning activities for the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO).
* The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Metropolitan Planning Grant to the City of Charlotte in July 2020, and NCDOT requires grant recipients to enter into a new municipal agreement to receive the annual allocation.
* FTA grant funding was sub-allocated for local projects to the Iredell County Area Transit System and Union County Transportation.
* The NCDOT requires the City of Charlotte, as the lead planning agency for the CRTPO, to enter into interlocal agreements with the subrecipients.
? The total grant award for the city is $1,225,441 of which $980,352 (80 percent) consists of federal funds, $122,545 (10 percent) consists of state funds, and $122,545 (10 percent) consists of CRTPO local funds.
* Iredell County Area Transportation System will receive up to $67,500 for transit planning activities, including public participation.
* Union County Transportation will receive up to $47,705 for transit planning activities, including data and planning support, public participation, and statewide and supplemental regional planning.
* The local match will be shared by the City of Charlotte ($109,745), the Iredell County Area Transit System...

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