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File #: 17-0604    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/24/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/27/2017 Final action: 6/27/2017
Title: Community Development Services, Transportation Department, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and El Dorado County for Fiscal Year 2016/17 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds (X17-6157(061)), subject to County Counsel review and approval, in the amount of $455,350. FUNDING: Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds (X17-6157(061)).
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Route Sheet 6-27-17, 2. B - EDC Transp Comm. STBGP Agmt 6-27-17, 3. Executed Agreement
Related files: 20-0812

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Community Development Services, Transportation Department, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and El Dorado County for Fiscal Year 2016/17 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds (X17-6157(061)), subject to County Counsel review and approval, in the amount of $455,350.

 

FUNDING:  Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds (X17-6157(061)).

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

Community Development Services, Transportation Department, recommending the Board authorize the Chair to sign an Agreement with El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016/17 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP) Exchange Funds, subject to review and approval by County Counsel, in the amount of $455,350.

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

As authorized by Section 182.6(g) of the Streets and Highway Code, EDCTC has entered into Agreement X17-6157(061) with the State of California, through the Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to assign a defined portion of its annual STBGP apportionment to Caltrans in exchange for FY 2016/17 nonfederal State Highway Account funds. EDCTC is authorized to use these exchange funds to assist local agencies in promoting projects which otherwise qualify for STBGP funds.  EDCTC is required to execute formal written agreements between EDCTC and STBGP Exchange Recipients and provide oversight of the program funds. The EDCTC received the FY 2016/17 STBGP Exchange Funds on June 6, 2017, 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

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

Approval of this Agreement will allow the County to receive a total of $455,350 in STBGP funding to be used on the following Capital Improvement Program projects; Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek-Bridge Replacement, Project 77136, $150,000; Green Valley Road at Indian Creek-Bridge Replacement, Project 77127, $150,000; and Newtown Road Bridge over South Fork of Weber Creek, Project 77122, $155,350.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

1) The Clerk of the Board will have the Chair sign two (2) originals of the STBGP Agreement.

2) The Clerk of the Board will forward the two (2) partially-executed original Agreements to the Community Development Services, Administration and Finance Division, for further processing.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Infrastructure

 

CONTACT

Bard Lower, Interim Director

Community Development Services,Transportation Department