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AI- 2840   12. B. 2.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 04/09/2019  
MDOT contract #19-5092 Flashing beacon installation
FROM: Kristine Parsons, Engineering Director, Road Department
Department: Road Department  

Information
RESOLUTION:
Resolved that the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Michigan Department of Transportation contract # 19-5092, which includes the installation of LED stop signs with flashing beacons at East Avenue at Roosevelt Avenue, East Avenue at Morgan Road, and 6.5 Mile Road at Golden Avenue (G Drive N); and all necessary related work.  This resolution authorizes the Board Chair and the County Administrator/Controller to sign the contract of behalf of Calhoun County.  This is force account work that will be performed by the Calhoun County Road Department.
RECOMMENDATION:
It is the Calhoun County Road Department's (CCRD) recommendation to approve contract # 19-5092 for the installation of LED stop signs with flashing beacons that will occur on East Avenue at Roosevelt Avenue, East Avenue at Morgan Road, and 6.5 Mile Rd at Golden Avenue (G Drive North) in Pennfield and Emmett Townships.  Approving this contract allows CCRD to accept MDOT funding to have CCRD crews install these LED stop signs & flashing beacons under a Safety Grant.  It is the recommendation of the Road Department to approve MDOT contract 19-5092.  Without approval, the Road Department would lose the funding necessary to complete this project. 
BACKGROUND:
The Calhoun County Road Department has been granted partial funding for a project for the installation of LED stop signs with flashing beacons at East Avenue at Roosevelt Avenue, East Avenue at Morgan Road, and 6.5 Mile Road at Golden Avenue ( G Drive N) in Pennfield and Emmett Townships.  The federal funding provided covers 90% of the cost of the project.  The CCRD is responsible for providing a 10% match.  The total estimated cost is $29,115.03, with the federal funding funds being $26,203.53, and the match total from the Road Department being $2,911.50.
ALTERNATIVES:
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
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
 
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
This project is included in the CCRD 2019 budget.
Attachments
MDOT Contract #19-5092 Flashing beacon work in Pennfield and Emmett Townships

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