Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 19-2132    Version: 1
Agenda section: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2019 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 10/1/2019 Final action: 10/1/2019
Agenda item title: County Road 64 Capacity Improvement Project - Resolution #2020-011 and Letter of Intent to Use Federal Funds
Attachments: 1. Letter of Intent, 2. Resolution No. 2020-011, 3. Map, 4. *BM3 - Resolution 2020-011 SIGNED

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  10/1/2019

Item Status:   New

From: Joey Nunnally, P.E. County Engineer

Submitted by:  John Sedlack, Design Tech III

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ITEM TITLE

Title

County Road 64 Capacity Improvement Project - Resolution #2020-011 and Letter of Intent to Use Federal Funds

 

Body

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Approve Resolution #2020-011 and submit a Letter of Intent to use Federal Funds for the County Road 64 Capacity Improvement Project to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) as part of the project initiation process.

 

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date: 

 

July 16, 2019 - The Commission waived Baldwin County Commission Policy #9.10 - Engineering and Surveying Services and approved on-call consultant Volkert, Inc. to perform design services for the County Road 64 Capacity Improvements Project, with design fees not to exceed $526,142.00.  The Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (ESMPO) will fund 80% of the design fees and the County will provide the 20% local match.

 

April 16, 2019 - The Commission approved Resolution #2019-059 and a funding agreement between the Baldwin County Commission and the Alabama Department of Transportation for the Preliminary Engineering to 3-Lane County Road 64 from State Route 181 to County Road 54 East and install a Roundabout at the Rigsby Road Intersection using 80% Federal funds and 20% County matching funds.

 

Background: 

On October 24, 2018, the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) approved Resolution 2019-04 allocating $260,000.00 (MPO - $208,000.00, Local - $52,000.00) with the Baldwin County Commission providing the local 20% match.

 

On January 23, 2019, the Eastern Shore MPO approved Resolution 2019-11 increasing the project scope and allocating an additional estimated design cost of $275,000.00 (MPO - $220,000.00, Local -$55,000.00) with the Baldwin County Commission providing the local 20% match.

 

The total amount allocated for the project Preliminary Engineering is $535,000.00 (MPO -  $428,000 .00, Local - $107,000.00) with the Baldwin County Commission providing the local 20% match.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  N/A

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  N/A

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up: 

Commission Staff

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed): 

 

Commission Staff have the Commission sign the Resolution and Letter of Intent and return to John Sedlack in the Highway Department for further processing.

 

Highway Department complete the initiation package and submit to ALDOT for their initiation process.

 

Contact:

Thomas W. Goodman, Jr., P.E.

Local Transportation Engineer-Mobile

ALDOT, Southwest Region

1701 W I-65 Service Rd North

Mobile, Alabama  36618

 

 

Additional instructions/notes:  N/A