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File #: 15-16472    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/15/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Municipal Agreement for the W.T. Harris Boulevard Multi-Use Path Project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard
Attachments: 1. WTHarris_NTryonToJWClay - Map, 2. WTHarris_NTryonToJWClay - Resolution, 3. Budget Ordinance
Title
Municipal Agreement for the W.T. Harris Boulevard Multi-Use Path Project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard

Action
Action:
A. Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a Municipal Agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to accept Surface Transportation Block Grant funds in the amount of $997,000 for the W.T. Harris Boulevard multi-use path project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard, and

B. Adopt a budget ordinance appropriating $997,000 in Surface Transportation Block Grant funds from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for engineering, right-of-way, and construction of the W.T. Harris Boulevard multi-use path project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard to the General Capital Projects Fund.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Liz Babson, Transportation
Keith Bryant, Transportation
Erin Pratt, Transportation

Explanation
* This project will construct a multi-use path along W.T. Harris Boulevard from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard.
* The project aims to enhance safety and improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity along W.T. Harris Boulevard in Council District 4 by:
- Constructing 0.33 miles of multi-use path, and
- Connecting pedestrian facilities from the existing sidewalk at the W.T. Harris Boulevard and North Tryon Street intersection to an existing crosswalk at the intersection of W.T. Harris Boulevard and JW Clay Boulevard.
* The budget for the W.T. Harris Boulevard multi-use path project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard is $1,662,000 and includes:
- $997,000 in Surface Transportation Block Grant funds from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), and
- $665,000 in local match funds from the Sidewalk and Pedestrian Safety Program.
* The W.T. Harris Boulevard multi-use path project from North Tryon Street to JW Clay Boulevard will proceed to the design phase upon execution of the Municipal Agreement.
* Project construct...

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