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File #: 19-4125   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a Funding Agreement with Silver Ventures, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $500,000.00 for the Broadway Area Street Improvements (Avenue B and East Josephine Street Traffic Signal) Project, a Certificates of Obligation funded project. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. Map_Broadway Area Street Improvements, 2. Funding Agreement_Executed by Silver Ventures, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2019-11-14-0972
DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 1


SUBJECT:

Funding Agreement: Broadway Area Street Improvements (Avenue B and Josephine Street Traffic Signal) Project


SUMMARY:

An ordinance authorizing the execution of a Funding Agreement between Silver Ventures, Inc. and the City of San Antonio in the amount not to exceed $500,000.00 for the Broadway Area Street Improvements (Avenue B and East Josephine Street Traffic Signal) Project, a Certificates of Obligation funded project, located in Council District 1.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Silver Ventures, Inc. (Silver Ventures) was the developer responsible for the redevelopment of the Pearl Brewery, just north of Downtown. The redevelopment of the Pearl has led to many other revitalizations within the surrounding area to include the Broadway Corridor.

One of the developments along Broadway is the relocation of the Credit Human Federal Credit Union headquarters to Broadway Street, adjacent to the Pearl redevelopment. Due to an increase in pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the area as part of this development, additional infrastructure improvement needs have been identified which will include a traffic signal at the intersection of Avenue B and East Josephine Street. The Funding Agreement between Silver Ventures and the City will provide for the installation, design and management of the traffic signal at Avenue B and East Josephine Street.

Procurement of Services
This agreement will be executed in compliance with the Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Program, which requires contracts be reviewed by a Goal Setting Committee to establish a requirement and/or incentive unique to the particular contract in an effort to maximize the amount of small, minority, and women-owned business participation on the contract. Silver Ventures has agreed to require its contractor to subcontract at l...

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