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File #: 18-06    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 12/31/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action: 1/15/2019
Title: Bicycle Plan Update PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board the latest information on the schedule and scope of the bicycle plan update as well as the proposed steering committee members.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Bike Plan Schedule, 3. Attachment C - Steering Committee Members
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Bicycle Plan Update
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Board the latest information on the schedule and scope of the bicycle plan update as well as the proposed steering committee members.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Zach Hallock, 919-918-7329, zhallock@townfocarrboro.org; Tina Moon, 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: Town staff developed an RFP for planning services an issued a call for proposals in October 2018, which was open through October 29th, 2018. A staff selection committee was developed to select between the different consulting firms from which proposals were received. Alta Planning and Design was selected through this process, and they were contacted to indicate they were selected on November 16th, 2018, as indicated in the RFP. The Town Manager then entered into a contract with Alta on December 7th, 2018.

Town staff met with Alta staff for a project kick-off meeting on Monday, January 7th. This meeting discussed key goals identified by Town staff, project scope, schedule, public involvement process, and potential stakeholder groups to participate in the steering committee. As the recipient of an NCDOT planning grant, the content of the Town's bicycle plan update is expected to follow NCDOT's content standards for bicycle and pedestrian plans, which can be found at: https://connect.ncdot.gov/municipalities/PlanningGrants/Documents/Content%20Standards%20for%20NCDOT%20Bicycle%20and%20Pedestrian%20Plans.pdf

The overall scope of services to be provided by Alta to the Town are summarized as follows:
1. Project Management: Alta's project manager and the Town's transportation planner will coordinate at regular intervals (monthly or more as needed) to track the progress of the work performed, invoice expenses monthly, and coordinate with NCDOT for flexibility in the standards where applicable.

2. Committee Meetings: Alta staff with develop and print meeting materia...

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