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File #: 16-0591    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/21/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/28/2016 Final action: 6/28/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and El Dorado County for Fiscal Year 2015/16 Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds, subject to County Counsel review and approval, in the amount of $427,232. FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - CRS (Draft) 6-28-16, 2. B - Agmt 15-16 EDCTC RSTP 6-28-16, 3. Executed RSTP Agreement 6-28-16
Related files: 20-0812

Title

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and El Dorado County for Fiscal Year 2015/16 Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds, subject to County Counsel review and approval, in the amount of $427,232.

 

FUNDING:  Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds. 

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015/16 Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Exchange Funds, subject to review and approval by County Counsel, in the amount of $427,232.

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

As authorized by Section 182.6(g) of the Streets and Highway Code, EDCTC has entered into Agreement X16-6157(058) with the State of California, through the Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to assign a defined portion of its annual RSTP apportionment to Caltrans in exchange for FY 2015/16 nonfederal State Highway Account funds. EDCTC is authorized to use these exchange funds to assist local agencies in promoting projects which otherwise qualify for RSTP funds.  EDCTC is required to execute formal written agreements between EDCTC and RSTP Exchange Recipients and provide oversight of the program funds. The EDCTC received the FY 2015/16 RSTP Exchange Funds on June 9, 2016, which will be paid to the County per the formula-based distribution policy adopted by EDCTC on February 3, 2011, after the execution of this Agreement. The expiration date of the funds is five (5) years from the date funds are allocated by EDCTC.

 

ALTERNATIVES

Until an item such as this is approved by the Board, the funding will remain unclaimed.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

EDCTC; pending County Counsel approval

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

Chief Administrative Office concurs with staff's recommendations.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

Approval of this Agreement will allow the County to receive a total of $427,232 in RSTP funding to be used on the following Capital Improvement Program projects; Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek-Bridge Replacement, Project 77136, $102,500; Green Valley Road at Indian Creek-Bridge Replacement, Project 77127, $104,500; and the U.S. 50/Camino Area Safety Project, Project 71319, $220,232.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

1) Following County Counsel approval, the Clerk of the Board will have the Chair sign two (2) originals of the RSTP Agreement.

2) The Clerk of the Board will forward the two (2) partially-executed original Agreements to the Agency for further processing.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Infrastructure

 

CONTACT

Bard Lower, Transportation Division Director

Community Development Agency