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File #: 12-0842    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/3/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/31/2012 Final action: 7/31/2012
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign the Federal Apportionment Exchange/State Match Program Agreement No. X12-5925(113) with the California Department of Transportation allowing direct exchange with the State of $359,164 in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 cycle Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds and allowing for the disbursement of $100,000 in State Match Funds. FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds.
Attachments: 1. A-County Counsel Approval.PDF, 2. B-Federal Exchange State Match Program Agreement.PDF
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign the Federal Apportionment Exchange/State Match Program Agreement No. X12-5925(113) with the California Department of Transportation allowing direct exchange with the State of $359,164 in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 cycle Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds and allowing for the disbursement of $100,000 in State Match Funds.

FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $459,164

Budgeted………………………… $459,164
New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $459,164

Change To Net County Cost……|99|

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Subsequent to approval by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the County Department of Transportation (Department), in accordance with the Federal Apportionment Exchange/State Match Program Agreement (Agreement), will allocate $359,164 for various transportation improvement projects. The State Matching funds of $100,000 will be allocated for use as a match on existing and anticipated federally funded transportation projects as the first priority before applying these funds to any other road related purpose. The portion allocated to the Tahoe Basin will be used for routine maintenance.

Background
Section 182.6 of the Streets and Highways Code authorizes the County to exchange the assigned Federal apportionments made available to the County under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act - A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP), for nonfederal State Highway Account funds.

In accordance with the Agreement, $359,164 in Federal funding (Section 182.6 of the Streets and Highways Code) is being exchanged for a like amount of State funds. An additional $100,000 of State Matching funds (Section 182.9 of the Streets and Highways Code) is...

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