PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE
The city council finds as follows:
(a) That the Minnesota department of transportation (Mn/DOT) and the city of Duluth did enter into Agreement No. 91950 dated February 29, 2008 providing payment for the city’s share of the project through reconstruction of adjacent city streets;
(b) After Agreement No. 91950 was fully executed, the federal cost share for the traffic signal construction was reduced from 90 percent to 80 percent cost participation, bids were rejected for the first advertisement, and portions of the plans and specifications were revised due to the incorporation of addenda and plan revisions;
(c) Agreement No. 91950 should be amended to reflect the revised federal cost participation for the traffic signal construction and for proportionate costs for the revisions of the plans and specifications.
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 91950, on file with the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, with the Minnesota department of transportation to increase payment by $44,115.01 for a new total estimated cost of $1,477,086.69 for the city’s share of the costs associated with the reconstruction of Miller Trunk Highway, payable from Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Department/Agency 035, Object 5530. These monies would be reimbursed from the municipal state aid construction account and the various appropriate utility funds; City Project No. 0391TR, State Aid Project No. 118-030-009 and state project nos. 118-201-01, 118-178-05, 118-196-03, 118-202-01, 69-606-17 and 6915-129 (TH53-106).
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize entering into amendment no. 1 to agreement no. 91950 with Mn/DOT to provide for payment by the city to the state of the city’s share of costs associated with the Miller Trunk Highway mall area project. This amendment provides for a change in federal traffic signal cost participation from 90 percent to 80 percent, and the inclusion of redesign costs and associated construction unit item changes under State Aid Project 118-030–009 and state project nos. 118-201-01, 118-196-03, 118-202-01, 69-606-17, and 6915-129 (TH53-106).
Funding for these services will be from the city’s municipal state aid construction account, Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, and the appropriate utility funds. Department/Agency 035, Object 5530, City Project No. 0391TR.