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AI- 3117   12. B. 2.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 01/16/2020  
MDOT Contract#19-5568 Road Safety Improvement Work - Tree Removal
Submitted For: John Midgley
FROM: Kristine Parsons, Engineering Director, Road Department
Department: Road Department  

Resolved, that the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Michigan Department of Transportation Contract #19-5568, which includes federal aid safety grant tree removals along Banfield Road from Highway M-37 to Baseline Road, N Drive North from 12 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road and S Drive South from M-66 to 1 1/2 Mile Road.  This work includes clearing and slope restoration work, and all together with necessary related work.  
It is the Calhoun County Road Department's (CCRD) recommendation to approve Contract 19-5568 for the federal aid projects that will occur on Banfield Road in Bedford Township, N Drive North in Pennfield Township, and S Drive South in Athens Township.  Approving this contract will allow CCRD to accept funding for clearing trees and slope restoration work; and all together with necessary related work.  It is the recommendation of the Road Department to approve MDOT Contract # 19-5568.  Without board approval, the Road Department would lose funding necessary to move forward with these tree removal projects. 
The Calhoun County Road Department has been granted partial funding for a project as part of a safety grant award that is proposed to do tree removal work with slope restoration; and all together necessary related work.  The contract amount is $47,600, of which Calhoun County Road Department is responsible for 10%, or $4,700.
The Board could choose not to approve this contract.  If the contract is not approved, the Road Department would not receive the funds and the project would not be completed at this time. 

Fiscal Impact
The contract amount for this work is $47,600, of which Calhoun County Road Department is responsible for 10%, or $4,700.
MDOT Contract # 19-5568

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