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15125 1 RESOLUTION NO. 15,125 2 3 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF 4 LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS,TO APPLY FOR,AND UTILIZE,SURFACE 5 TRANSPORTAION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS FOR THE 6 CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO BOWMAN ROAD FROM 7 KANIS ROAD,SOUTH TO CHERRY LAUREL DRIVE;AND FOR OTHER 8 PURPOSES. 9 10 WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock understands Federal-Aid Surface Transportation Program Funds II are available from the Arkansas Department of Transportation at 80% Federal participation and 20% local 12 match to develop or improve streets and roads on the regional arterial network;and, 13 WHEREAS, the City is submitting a grant application to widen and improve Bowman Road from 14 Kanis Road, south to Cherry Laurel Drive; and, 15 WHEREAS, the City understands that Federal-Aid Funds are available for this project on a 16 reimbursable basis, requiring work to be accomplished and proof of payment prior to actual monetary 17 reimbursement; and, 18 WHEREAS, if the grant is awarded,the project using Federal Funding,will be open and available to 19 for use by the general public and maintained by the applicant for the life of the project. 20 NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 21 OF LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS: 22 Section 1. The City of Little Rock will participate in accordance with its designated responsibility, 23 including maintenance of this project. 24 Section 2. In the event that the grant funds are awarded,the City Manager, or his authorized designee, 25 are hereby authorized and directed to execute all appropriate agreements and contracts necessary to expedite 26 the construction of the above stated project. 27 Section 3. The Board of Directors pledges its full support and hereby authorizes the City Manager to 28 apply for the grant and further authorizes Metroplan and the Arkansas Department of Transportation 29 (ArDOT)to initiate action to implement this project. 30 Section 4. The maximum grant amount is expected to be Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00), with an 31 estimated City share of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars($500,000.00). Funding for this project will be 32 from an ArDOT TAP Grant and a match from the Capital Improvement Sales and Compensating 33 Use Tax and the Capital Improvement Bonds for Streets and Drainage. 'Page I of2l 1 Section 5. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 2 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 3 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and 4 effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional was not originally a part of the 5 resolution. 6 Section 6. Repealer.All laws, ordinances, resolutions,or parts of the same, that are inconsistent with 7 the provisions of this resolution,are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 8 ADOPTED: December 17,2019 q S APPROVED: IO11 �At. 12 `� 'tom' City Clerk rank Scott,Jr.,74hyor 13 AP . MISS TO LEGAL FORM: 14 / 15 air t A i r if f. 16 Thomas M.Carpenter,City ttorney / 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 // 34 // Page 2 of 21