05-0208R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY RELATIVE TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TRINITY ROAD (TH 53).

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute Mn/DOT Agreement No. 87736R with the state of Minnesota for the construction of utilities and stormwater ponds in conjunction with the reconstruction of Trunk Highway 53 (Trinity Road) from Piedmont Avenue to Mall Drive within the corporate limits of Duluth and constructed as State Project No. S.P. 6915-125 and City Project No. S.A.P. 118-010-12; said agreement filed as Public Document No. ____________. Under the agreement, the city shall contribute $1,128,090.21 which shall be paid as follows: $738,364.21 from Water Fund 0510, Object 5533; $384,578.24 from Sewer Fund 0530, Object 5533; and $5,147.76 Stormwater Fund 0535, Object 5533.

     FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute Mn/DOT agreement No. 87737R with the state of Minnesota and St. Louis County for the replacement of traffic control signals and the installation of street lighting and signage on Trunk Highway 53 (Trinity Road) at Arlington Avenue (C.S.A.H. 90), and on Trunk Highway 53 (Trinity Road) at Anderson Road within the corporate limits of Duluth and constructed as State Project No. S.P. 6915-125, County Project No. S.A.P. 69-690-15, and City Project No. S.A.P. 118-010-24 (#0351TR); said agreement filed with the city clerk as Public Document No. __________. Under the agreement, the city shall contribute $28,350 payable from the permanent improvement fund, to be reimbursed from the municipal state aid fund. Under the agreement the state, county and city shall participate in the construction costs and the state and city will participate in the maintenance and operation costs of said traffic signals.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to enter into two Mn/DOT cooperative construction agreements relative to the reconstruction of Trinity Road (TH 53).


Agreement No. 87336R with the state of Minnesota, department of transportation, provides for payment to the state for the city’s share of the costs for construction of city utilities by the state on T.H. 53 (Trinity Road) under State Project No. 6915-125 (T.H. 53) in the amount of $1,128,090.21. The breakdown of funding is as follows: $738,364.21 to be paid from Water Fund 0510, Object 5533; $384,578.24 from Sewer Fund 0530, Object 5533; $5,147.76 from Stormwater Fund 0535, Object 5533. The city’s share of these costs is for discretionary utility upgrades that are most economically made as a part of this project while the roadway is under reconstruction.


Agreement No. 87337R with the state of Minnesota, department of transportation, provides for the payment to the state for the city’s share of the costs for replacement of traffic signals and installation of street lighting and signage by the state on T.H. 53 (Trinity Road) under S.P. 6915-125 (T.H. 53) at the intersections of Arlington Avenue and of Anderson Road. Under this agreement, the city will pay for 25 percent of the non-federal traffic signal costs at Arlington Avenue and 50 percent of the non-federal traffic signal costs at Anderson Road - estimated at $28,350 - with funding from the city’s municipal state aid construction account. The city will also be responsible for electrical power and maintenance costs associated with the traffic signals.

 

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