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File #: 22-0696    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/8/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and County of El Dorado for Fiscal Year 2021-22 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds in the amount of $603,799. FUNDING: Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Routing Sheet 22-0696, 2. B - X22-6157 (078) Agreement, 3. Executed X22-6157 (078) Agreement
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the El Dorado County Transportation Commission and County of El Dorado for Fiscal Year 2021-22 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds in the amount of $603,799.

FUNDING: Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Exchange Funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
As authorized by Section 182.6(g) of the Streets and Highway Code, the El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) has entered into Agreement X22-6157(078) with the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to assign a defined portion of its annual Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP) apportionment to Caltrans in exchange for FY 2021-22 non-federal 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.

All projects are those that require a match that use non-federal funds, which these Exchange Funds provide. Additionally, these are projects scheduled to be in process in time to use the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) funds, which must be expended within a certain time frame from when the funding cycle was released. The projects listed to receive these STBGP exchange funds are as follows:

- US 50 / Camino Area Safety Improvement Project to reduce accidents in the area (Capital Improvment Program (CIP) Number 71319 / 36104015): $41,803

- Intersection Safety/Pedestrian Safety Improvements: Pedestrian safety improvements on Pleasant Valley Road at 4 locations. Crossings include: Oriental Street, Church Street, Racquet Way, and Pleasant Valley Road between Toyan Drive to Pearl Place
(CIP Number 72196 / 36105061): $121,324

- Pleasant Valley Road Safety Improvements: Sight Triangle Improvements along Pleasant Valley Road at 5 locations. Crossings to be improved include Zandonella Road/Big Cut Road, Hanks Excha...

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