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File #: 21-2514   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation, accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount not to exceed $4,800,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $57,370.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds; and, amending the FY 2021 – FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program with grant funds in the reimbursable amount of $4,800,000.00 for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track Project. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager, Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Attachments: 1. Map_CMAQ Medical Center Green Street Cycle Track (Hamilton Wolfe & Ewing Halsell), 2. Approved Partial Execution 0915-12-666 Medical Center Green Street Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2021-04-29-0289
DEPARTMENT: Public Works


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


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 8


SUBJECT:

Advanced Funding Agreement: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track Project


SUMMARY:

An ordinance approving the execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement between the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), accepting grant reimbursement in the estimated amount not to exceed $4,800,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $57,370.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds; and, amending the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program with grant funds in the reimbursable amount of $4,800,000.00 for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track Project, a federally funded project located in Council District 8. Funds are available from the 2012 General Obligation Bond Program and Certificates of Obligation funds to fund the required local match and associated administrative oversight costs.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track Project was selected for funding through the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to increase safety for pedestrians, specifically in a high pedestrian area and transportation sites. This agreement will allow the program costs to qualify for federal cost-sharing reimbursement up to the federally approved amount for a Local Government (LG) project. LG projects are managed by the City but receive federal funds administered through TxDOT. The funds paid to TxDOT by the City are for costs associated with oversight for the administration of the federal funds.

As part of the City's continued partnership with the Medical Center Alliance the CMAQ Hamilton Wolfe Cycle Track Project provides...

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