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File #: 17-775    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 11/17/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/27/2017 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider approval of a resolution supporting a recommendation of City of New Braunfels transportation improvement projects for the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Surface Transportation Program - Metropolitan Mobility call for projects for the FY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program.
Attachments: 1. 2017-11-27 Resolution - MPO 2019-2022 TIP rev 2
Presenter/Contact
Presenter
Garry Ford, City Engineer
Contact Info
(830) 221-4020 - gford@nbtexas.org

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Discuss and consider approval of a resolution supporting a recommendation of City of New Braunfels transportation improvement projects for the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Surface Transportation Program - Metropolitan Mobility call for projects for the FY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
The Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has issued an agency call for Surface Transportation Program, Metropolitan Mobility (STP-MM) funded projects in support of the development of the FY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program. STP-MM is a reimbursable federal funding program and all applicable federal rules apply. Contingent upon the availability of federal funding, the estimated STP-MM amount available for this program call is $150-170 million.

The MPO will accept submittals for the construction of additional lane capacity; bicycle and pedestrian improvements; major planning studies; operational and safety improvements; and transit passenger facilities. Projects would be programmed to let to contract in years 2019 through 2024. Commitment of all project development costs and local match is required by the implementing agency which includes a minimum 20% local match for the construction cost and 100% of project development costs including engineering, environmental, right-of-way, construction management and project administration. Although the MPO makes funding decisions associated with STP-MM funds, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is the federally designated pass-through agency for this funding source. Entities awarded funding will enter into agreements with TxDOT and TxDOT will charge a fee for review of all aspects of the project(s).

Projects submitted for funding consideration must have a minimum construction cost of $1,000,000 and must ...

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