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File #: ID18-0961    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/8/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/30/2018 Final action: 8/30/2018
Title: RESOLUTION - Approving the Application for Formulaic Grant Funds from the California Transportation Commission's Local Partnership Program for the Veterans Boulevard Interchange and Extension Project and Authorizing the Execution of Documents by the Public Works Director or Designee (Council District 2)
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. 18-0961 Resolution.pdf, 2. 18-0961 Formulaic Funding.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



August 30, 2018


FROM: SCOTT L. MOZIER, P.E., Director
Public Works Department

BY: RANDALL W. MORRISON, P.E., Assistant Director
Public Works Department, Engineering Division

SHELBY MACNAB, MPA, Grants Administrator
Public Works Department, Administration


SUBJECT
Title
RESOLUTION - Approving the Application for Formulaic Grant Funds from the California Transportation Commission's Local Partnership Program for the Veterans Boulevard Interchange and Extension Project and Authorizing the Execution of Documents by the Public Works Director or Designee (Council District 2)

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the City Council adopt a resolution authorizing the submission of an application for formulaic grant funds to the Local Partnership Program for Phase 4a of the Veterans Boulevard Interchange and Extension Project and authorize the execution of all application related documents by the Public Works Director or designee.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Staff is requesting authorization to submit an application to the Local Partnership Program for formulaic grant funds totaling $2,173,000 to fund phase 4a of the Veterans Boulevard Project. In the interest of maximizing available matching funds and beginning construction, Phase 4 was split into standalone projects '4a' and '4b'. Phase 4a will extend Veterans Boulevard from Shaw to Barstow.

BACKGROUND

Veterans Boulevard, originally referred to as the Herndon-Grantland Diagonal, was part of the 1984 General Plan and is a planned six-lane super arterial in the 2035 General Plan. The interchange concept was refined in 1986 with a feasibility study conducted to analyze potential interchange/grade separation configurations. In 1991, a Project Initiation Document was completed, and in 1996, the Official Plan Line for Veterans Boulevard was adopted by the Council. Veterans Boulevard and the proposed interchange with State Route 99 were identified as part of the Circulation Elemen...

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