Resolution 1508

City of Goodland Resolution

RESOLUTION NO. 1508

A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE ELIGIBILITY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR USE OF TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM FUNDS SET FORTH BY MAP-21 FOR THE BRICK STREETS PROJECT IN CITY OF GOODLAND AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION.

WHEREAS, the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, has the legal authority to apply for, receive, and administer federal, state, and other monies through Home Rule Power under the Constitution of the State of Kansas and authorized by K.S.A. 12-1662, regarding the expenditure of federal-aid to public agencies; and

WHEREAS, the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, is submitting an application to the Kansas Department of Transportation for Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program funds in the amount of $537,660 set forth by MAP-21 and as outlined in KDOT’s Transportation Alternatives Program Guidance & Application Packet for 2017 and 2018; and

WHEREAS, the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, is participating as an eligible Project Sponsor in the Kansas Department of Transportation’s TA Program set forth by MAP-21; and

WHEREAS, Federal monies are available under a Transportation Alternatives Program set forth by MAP-21, administered by the State of Kansas, Department of Transportation, for the purpose of creating and promoting the planning and development of active transportation facilities and programs in Kansas; and

WHEREAS, the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, acknowledges availability of the required local match of no less than 20% and the availability of funds to pay all upfront costs, since the TA Program is a cost reimbursement program; and,

WHEREAS, the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, agrees to pay any costs that exceed the project amount if the application is selected for funding; and,

WHEREAS, after appropriate public input and due consideration, the Governing Body of CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, has recommended that an application be submitted to the State of Kansas for the BRICK STREETS PROJECT.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. That the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, does hereby authorize the MAYOR to submit an application to the Kansas Department of Transportation for Transportation Alternatives Program funds set forth by MAP-21 on behalf of the citizens of CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas.

SECTION 2. That the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, hereby assures the Kansas Department of Transportation that sufficient funding for the BRICK STREETS PROJECT is available, as the Transportation Alternatives Program is a reimbursement program.

SECTION 3. That the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, hereby assures the Kansas Department of Transportation that sufficient funding for the operation and maintenance of the project will be available for the life of the BRICK STREETS PROJECT.

SECTION 4. That the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, hereby assures the Kansas Department of Transportation that the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, will have title or permanent easement to the project by the time of BRICK STREETS PROJECT letting, if necessary.

SECTION 5. That the MAYOR of CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, is authorized to sign the application to the Kansas Department of Transportation for Transportation Alternatives Program funds set forth by MAP-21 on behalf of the citizens of CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas. The MAYOR is also authorized to submit additional information as may be required and act as the official representative of the CITY OF GOODLAND in this and subsequent related activities.

SECTION 6. That the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, hereby assures the Kansas Department of Transportation that the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas, is willing and able to, if the BRICK STREETS PROJECT is selected for funding, administer all activities involved with the BRICK STREETS PROJECT.

 

ADOPTED AND PASSED by the Governing Body of the CITY OF GOODLAND, Kansas,
this 19th day of June, 2017.

 

 

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Brian Linin, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Mary P. Volk, City Clerk