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File #: 18-4565    Version: 1 Name: NCDOT Grant Funding for South Trade Street/Four Mile Creek Greenway in Matthews
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 3/5/2018 In control: Park and Recreation
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action:
Title: : NCDOT Grant Funding for South Trade Street/Four Mile Creek Greenway in Matthews
Attachments: 1. 18-4565 - Attach - CRTPO Meck. Co. GW Funding Letter.pdf, 2. 18-4565 - Attach - PPT_Map of S Trade St-Four Mile Grenway Underpass.pdf, 3. 18-4565 - Attach - Matthews Funding Letter -Four Mile Creek GW.pdf
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Title:
NCDOT Grant Funding for South Trade Street/Four Mile Creek Greenway in Matthews

Summary
ACTION:
1) Recognize, receive and appropriate additional grant funding in the amount of $330,473 awarded by Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO)

2) Commit to providing the funding for the required match

3) Authorize the carry forward of unspent grant funds to subsequent years until completion of the project

4) Approve funding as required by NCDOT

5) Authorize the County Manager to enter into agreements necessary for this project

Staff Contact: Gwen Cook, Planner, Park and Recreation


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
1) The Board of County Commissioners approved application for the original South Trade Street/Four Mile Creek Greenway Underpass funds on 5/17/2016. These funds are given to the CRTPO for locally administered projects. A letter of the status of approval is attached. This Board action will serve as County support for the additional funds to be received.

2) This greenway was chosen because it meets the County criteria used to identify the County bond projects as well as CRTPO criteria for funding. It has been included in the statewide TIP (Transportation Improvement Program). Design is underway and NCDOT is serving as project designer and manager.

3) Award of this funding provides citizens of Mecklenburg County the opportunity to reduce the amount of County funding necessary to complete this project. Project grants are reimbursable. The Town of Matthews will contribute $125,000 toward the matching funds required by NCDOT as noted on the attached letter of commitment.

4) These additional NCDOT grant funds would apply towards the cost of design and construction. The grant match required from the County is described on the attached spreadsheet in the PowerPoint presentation. This is in addition to a reimbursement grant already received from NCDOT and the CRTPO. No additional County funding for the project...

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