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AI- 2893   12. B. 5.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019  
Partello Rd - Marengo Township
Submitted For: Kelli Scott
FROM: Kristine Parsons, Engineering Director, Road Department
Department: Road Department  

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RESOLUTION:
Resolved that the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Michigan Department of Transportation Contract #19-5250, which includes hot mix asphalt crushing, shaping and resurfacing work along Partello Road from 19 Mile Road to approximately 500 feet southwest of 20 Mile Road;  including shoulder widening, superelevation correction and roadway profile changes, guardrail replacement, permanent signing, and drainage improvement work; and all together with necessary related work and authorizes the Board Chair and the County Administrator/Controller to sign the contract on behalf of Calhoun County.
RECOMMENDATION:
It is the Calhoun County Road Department's (CCRD) recommendation to approve Contract 19-5250 for the federal aid project that will occur on Partello Road from 19 Mile Road to approximately 500 feet southwest of 20 Mile Road .  Approving this contract will allow CCRD to accept MDOT funding to reconstruct these roadways.  It is the recommendation of the Road Department to approve MDOT Contract 19-5250.  Without board 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 that is proposed to be constructed on Partello Road from 19 Mile Road to approximately 500 feet southwest of 20 Mile Road.  The federal funding provided covers 80% of the cost of this project.  The CCRD is responsible for providing a 20% match.  The grand total estimated cost is $676,000, with federal funds being $540,800, and the match total from the Road Department being $135,200.
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:
This project and subsequent matching funds was included in the approved 2019 Road Department budget.
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Partello Rd - Marengo Township

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