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File #: 10-0619    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 6/3/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/10/2010 Final action: 8/10/2010
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt a Resolution supporting the Department of Transportation's Grant Application for National Infrastructure Investments TIGER II Discretionary Grant funding for the U.S. 50 HOV Lanes, Phase 2A - Bass Lake Road to Cameron Park Drive Project, CIP # 53113. FUNDING: US Department of Transportation’s National Infrastructure Investments under the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2010 Resolution 132-2010
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Routing Sheet & Resolution.pdf, 2. Fully executed Resolution 132-2010
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt a Resolution supporting the Department of Transportation's Grant Application for National Infrastructure Investments TIGER II Discretionary Grant funding for the U.S. 50 HOV Lanes, Phase 2A - Bass Lake Road to Cameron Park Drive Project, CIP # 53113.

FUNDING: US Department of Transportation’s National Infrastructure Investments under the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2010
Resolution 132-2010
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
There is no Fiscal Impact or Change to Net County Cost associated with this agenda item.

Background:
The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Availability for the US DOT’s National Infrastructure Investments under the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2010 in December 2009. The appropriation amount is $600 million nationwide with not less than $140 million of the funds to be used for projects located in rural areas. This appropriation is similar to the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant program authorized under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Because of the similarity in program structure, the National Infrastructure Investments program is being referred to as TIGER II Discretionary Grants. TIGER II applications are due to US DOT by August 23, 2010.

Reason for Recommendation:
The County of El Dorado's Department of Transportation (DOT), in collaboration with El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) and Caltrans, has nominated the U.S. 50 HOV Lanes, Phase 2A - Bass Lake Road to Cameron Park Drive Project for TIGER II Discretionary Grant funding.

In September 2009, EDCTC, in collaboration with the DOT, submitted a TIGER grant application requesting $20 million funding for the U.S. 50 HOV Lanes, Phase 2A - Bass Lake Road to Cameron...

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