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File #: 19-0732    Version: 1
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/8/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 9/24/2019 Final action: 9/24/2019
Title: Approval of a Resolution Accepting a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant for the Legion Way Improvements Project
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Agreement
Title
Approval of a Resolution Accepting a Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant for the Legion Way Improvements Project

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the resolution accepting the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to obligate the funds for the Legion Way Improvements Project.

Report
Issue:
Whether to accept and authorize signature of all documents necessary to obligate Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety grant funds for the Legion Way Improvements Project.

Staff Contact:
Jeff Johnstone, P.E., Senior Engineer, Public Works Engineering, 360.753.8290

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar item.

Background and Analysis:
Since the acceptance of the Downtown Strategy by City Council, staff has advanced the concepts for improving four downtown streets including Legion Way. On Legion Way, resurfacing, revised pavement markings, and a raised concrete intersection are planned. The City's webpage describes these projects in more detail.

The City received Washington State funding for the Legion Way Improvements Project through the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety program. The total estimated cost of the Legion Way Improvements Project is $2,147,595, and the grant funds total $795,680. The project team is completing design of this project and construction is planned for 2020.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
Public outreach conducted in 2017 and 2018 indicated support to proceed with the design concepts for the Legion Way project. A public open house was held in May 2019 to share more specific designs for the Franklin Street and Legion Way improvement projects. In 2019 and 2020, ongoing discussion with downtown business and property owners will occur. Extensive public communication is planned through the construction of both projects.

Options:
1. Approve the resolution accepting the Pedestrian and Bicycle...

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