File #: 24-0854    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/1/2024 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/14/2024 Final action: 5/14/2024
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Delegate authority to the Department of Transportation Director to approve and sign Utility Agreement 2934.1L with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the amount of $582,363.41 as part of the Diamond Springs Parkway - Phase 1B Project, Capital Improvement Program number 72334/36105011; and 2) Delegate authority to the Department of Transportation Director to amend Utility Agreement 2934.1L for any minor modifications as necessary, including up to 125% of actual costs, throughout the term of the agreement. FUNDING: Master Circulation and Funding Plan (52%), Traffic Impact Fees (27%), State Local Partnership Program (14%), Regional Surface Transportation Program (4%), State Highway Operation and Protection Program (3%), and Road Fund (<1%). (Local and State Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B - Utility Agreement 2934.1L, 3. C - Resolution 008-2014
Related files: 23-2048, 23-1379, 19-0049, 19-1009, 21-0178, 22-0440, 08-0038, 08-0628, 11-0448, 12-1540, 14-0725, 16-0370
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Delegate authority to the Department of Transportation Director to approve and sign Utility Agreement 2934.1L with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the amount of $582,363.41 as part of the Diamond Springs Parkway - Phase 1B Project, Capital Improvement Program number 72334/36105011; and
2) Delegate authority to the Department of Transportation Director to amend Utility Agreement 2934.1L for any minor modifications as necessary, including up to 125% of actual costs, throughout the term of the agreement.

FUNDING: Master Circulation and Funding Plan (52%), Traffic Impact Fees (27%), State Local Partnership Program (14%), Regional Surface Transportation Program (4%), State Highway Operation and Protection Program (3%), and Road Fund (<1%). (Local and State Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The two-phase Diamond Springs Parkway Project (Project) was approved as part of the Master Circulation and Financing Plan in December 1998 and will provide improved traffic circulation and safety improvements through and around the historic town of Diamond Springs. Phase 1A was completed in 2022 and Phase 1B will begin construction in early 2025.

On February 4, 2014 (Item 23, Legistar 13-0981), the Board adopted Resolution 008-2014 creating an Underground Utility District for all parcels within the Project limits. This requires all new construction installing and/or relocating utilities to be located as underground facilities.

Phase 1A of the Project relocated the existing overhead electric lines along State Route 49 under Electric Rule 20A utilizing accumulated work credits at no cost to the County.

Since Phase 1B constructs a new roadway and does not meet the qualifying criteria for Rule 20A, this phase will convert the remaining overhead electric facilities to underground facilities under Electric Rule 20B. Under Rule 20B, the electric conversion work will be funded by a combination ...

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