A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Sign and Submit an Application for Financial Assistance from the Transportation Alternatives Grant Program for the Construction of a Shared Use Path, Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Crossing Improvements on Medary Avenue.
Whereas, the City of Brookings, SD (the “City”) desires financial assistance from the South Dakota Department of Transportation-Transportation Alternatives Grant Program for the purpose of constructing a shared use path along the east side of Medary Avenue from 8th Street to North Campus Drive; a roundabout at the intersection of Medary Avenue and 8th Street; narrowing of Medary Avenue from 8th Street to North Campus Drive; and enhanced street lighting hereinafter described as the “Project”; and
Whereas, the City hereby agrees to the maintenance and operation of the Project; and
Whereas, the City hereby commits to the local match of not less than 20 percent of
the project; and
Whereas, the City acknowledges its responsibility to secure right-of-way or easements
for construction of the project; and
Whereas, this resolution authorizes the City Manager to sign and submit the Transportation Alternatives Grant Program Application for a grant of up to $3,810,000 for the Project and authorize the City Manager to serve as the City’s Official for the purpose of signing grant agreements, contracts, correspondence, pay requests, and other required documents in connection with a grant and this project.
Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the City Manager of the City of Brookings is authorized to sign and submit the Grant Application for a grant of up to $3,810,000 for the Project, and to sign agreements, contracts, correspondence, pay requests, and other required documents for this project.
Passed and approved on the 26th day of September, 2023.
CITY OF BROOKINGS, SD
Oepke G. Niemeyer, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk