A RESOLUTION ENACTED BY THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE, LICKING COUNTY, OHIO, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY (LPA), IN THE MATTER OF THE STATED DESCRIBED PROJECT.
WHEREAS, the United States Congress has set aside monies for Transportation Enhancement Projects through the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation; and
WHEREAS, LPAs can apply for these monies and be selected for funding by the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation; and
WHEREAS, the South Main Street Bike/Pedestrian Bridge is a transportation activity eligible to receive federal funding; and
Whereas, if requested funds are granted, the Village of Granville shall be responsible for at least twenty (20%) percent of the construction costs, and for 100% of all other costs associated with the architecture/engineering plans, environmental studies and documentation, right-of-way plans, and right-of-way acquisition, if necessary.
Now, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Granville, State of Ohio that:
Section I: The Acting Village Manager of said LPA is hereby empowered on behalf of the LPA to prepare and execute an application for Transportation Enhancement funds for the stated described project and to submit same to the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation.
Section II: The total construction cost of the project is estimated to be $330,000, of which the LPA, if awarded the funds, commits to pay at least twenty (20%) percent (hereinafter known as the local portion) of the actual construction cost, estimated to be $66,000. The local portion shall be funded by the LPA using General Fund money. The LPA further agrees to pay One Hundred Percent (100%) of the construction cost over and above the maximum amount provided by the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation and for all costs associated with design, environmental and right-of-way activities.
Section III: Upon completion of the described Project, and unless otherwise agreed, the LPA shall: (1)provide adequate maintenance for the described Project in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws, including, but not limited to, 23 USC 116; (2) provide ample financial provisions, as necessary, for the maintenance of the described Project; (3) if necessary, maintain the right-of-way, keeping it free of obstructions; and (4) if necessary, hold said right-of-way inviolate for public highway purposes.
Section IV: If the application is approved for the funding the Acting Village Manager of said LPA is hereby empowered on behalf of the LPA to enter into a contract with the Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation necessary to complete the above described project.
Section V: This resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.