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File #: 17-676    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/9/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Request to Authorize the Town Manager to Execute a Supplemental Agreement with NCDOT for the Morgan Creek Greenway and to Adopt a new Capital Improvement Project Ordinance PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute a Supplemental Agreement with NCDOT and to adopt a new capital project ordinance to reflect the revised project phasing and the addition of Orange County Transit Funds.
Attachments: 1. MORGAN CREEK GREENWAY PHASE I CIP ORDINANCE 12-2018
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Request to Authorize the Town Manager to Execute a Supplemental Agreement with NCDOT for the Morgan Creek Greenway and to Adopt a new Capital Improvement Project Ordinance

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute a Supplemental Agreement with NCDOT and to adopt a new capital project ordinance to reflect the revised project phasing and the addition of Orange County Transit Funds.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning, Finance

CONTACT INFORMATION: Trish McGuire, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7327; Arche McAdoo, amcadoo@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7439

INFORMATION: In late September, the Town received construction authorization for the first phase of the Morgan Greenway, consisting of Phase 1 and Phase 1 Alternate. The original municipal agreement with NCDOT divided the project into two phases and programed STP-DA funds for Phase 1 and TAP-DA funds for Phase 2. The engineer's updated estimate for the construction of Phase 1 is greater than the original estimate; unallocated TAP-DA funds are scheduled for rescission in September 2019. With this in mind, staff has been working with DCHC MPO staff and NCDOT to reprogram the TAP-DA funds to Phase 1 of the project. NCDOT has prepared an updated supplemental agreement reflecting this change in funding and separating the greenway into distinct projects, with Phase 1 moving forward at this time and subsequent phases requiring a new municipal agreement(s).

A new Capital Improvement Project Ordinance has been prepared that reflects the specific federal funding source (STP-DA/TAP-DA) and local match source, applying all of the project funds toward Phase 1. Approximately $200,000 in Orange County Transit funds is earmarked for the Town for this project. Staff anticipates preparing an advertisement to bid the project this winter.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The fiscal impact of the recommended action is to adjust the project costs an...

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