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File #: RES 21-207    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: President and Board of Trustees
On agenda: 10/4/2021 Final action: 10/4/2021
Title: A Resolution Approving the Improvement Under the Illinois Highway Code and the Appropriation of up to $257,542 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund to Fund a Portion of the Construction of the Oak Park Avenue Resurfacing and ADA Improvement Project, Section 19-00265-00-RS and Authorizing Execution of the Necessary Documents
Attachments: 1. Resolution MFT Funds Oak Park Ave - Final
Submitted By
Bill McKenna, Village Engineer

Reviewed By
AMZ

Agenda Item Title
Title
A Resolution Approving the Improvement Under the Illinois Highway Code and the Appropriation of up to $257,542 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund to Fund a Portion of the Construction of the Oak Park Avenue Resurfacing and ADA Improvement Project, Section 19-00265-00-RS and Authorizing Execution of the Necessary Documents

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Overview
Overview
Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Funds can be used to pay up to half the costs of the Village's share of eligible items for the federally funded Oak Park Avenue Resurfacing project. The Village receives MFT funds from the state to be used for projects or maintenance of the roadways. This resolution authorizes the use of up to $257,542 to fund the Village's share of the Oak Park Avenue Resurfacing project.

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Recommendation
Recommendation
Approve the Resolution.

Fiscal Impact
The FY 2021 Budget includes $257,542 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund, Construction Resurfacing account no. 2038-43780-101-570951 for this project.

Background
Motor Fuel Tax funds can be used to fund up to half of the eligible local costs for the Oak Park Avenue resurfacing project. This resolution authorizes up to $257,542 in MFT funds for this project.

The Illinois Department of Transportation bid the project this January and the project is nearing completion. The resurfacing project included resurfacing Oak Park Avenue from Roosevelt Road to Pleasant Street and from Ontario Street to North Avenue along with corner sidewalk ramp improvements and safety improvements for bump-outs, pedestrian-activated beacons at four intersections, and an enhanced bike crossing at the Erie intersection for the future bike boulevard.

Alternatives
The alternative to this recommendation could be to delay action to gain additional information.

Previous Board Action
At the February 1, 2021, regular Board meeting, the Village Board approved a Professional Services Agreement with TranSystem...

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