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File #: 21-0381    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/3/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 038-2021, pertaining to a Federal Lands Access Program grant application for the Fallen Leaf Road Pavement Rehabilitation and Recreational Access Project (CIP 72194, 36105050), wherein the County: 1) Authorizes the Director of Transportation, or designee, to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Federal Highway Administration for not more than $10,000 of non-federal funding for development of a scope, schedule, and budget for the Project, should the Project be shortlisted; 2) Endorses that the County will provide 11.47% in non-federal matching funds, currently estimated at $328,399, should the grant application be successful and the grant funding is subsequently accepted by the Board; and 3) Promises to provide maintenance funding for the improvements proposed by the Project for a period of 20 years, should the grant application be successful and the grant funding is subsequently...
Attachments: 1. A - County Counsel Approval, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Vicinity Map, 4. Executed Resolution 038-2021
Related files: 17-0269
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 038-2021, pertaining to a Federal Lands Access Program grant application for the Fallen Leaf Road Pavement Rehabilitation and Recreational Access Project (CIP 72194, 36105050), wherein the County:
1) Authorizes the Director of Transportation, or designee, to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Federal Highway Administration for not more than $10,000 of non-federal funding for development of a scope, schedule, and budget for the Project, should the Project be shortlisted;
2) Endorses that the County will provide 11.47% in non-federal matching funds, currently estimated at $328,399, should the grant application be successful and the grant funding is subsequently accepted by the Board; and
3) Promises to provide maintenance funding for the improvements proposed by the Project for a period of 20 years, should the grant application be successful and the grant funding is subsequently accepted by the Board.

FUNDING: Federal Highway Administration's Federal Lands Access Program Funds (88.53% - Federal) and El Dorado County Road Fund, General Fund, Transient Occupancy Tax Revenue, or Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Public Improvement Funds (Tribe Funds), or a combination thereof (11.47% - Local).
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Department of Transportation (Transportation) is preparing a grant application to request federal funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) to support the proposed Fallen Leaf Road Pavement Rehabilitation and Recreational Access Project (Project). The project would improve a 2-mile segment of Fallen Leaf Road from SR89 to Tahoe Mountain Road, including an extension of the bike path from the Fallen Leaf Lake Campground to Tahoe Mountain Road.
This Project has been chosen by Transportation because Fallen Leaf Road provides a crit...

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