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File #: 41160    Version: 1 Name: 2016-2017 Ped-Bike Safety Education Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2015 In control: PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION (ended 6/2018)
On agenda: 2/2/2016 Final action: 2/2/2016
Enactment date: 2/5/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00123
Title: Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $141,600 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a pedestrian-bicycle safety education program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contract.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. 2016-2017 WIDOT Ped-Bike Grant agreement.pdf
Fiscal Note
This federal grant provides for $69,600 in 2016 and $72,000 in 2017. The City’s match for this grant will be $17,400 in 2016 and $18,000 in 2017. The City’s share of the costs will be paid in the form of staff salaries and benefits. These costs have been included in the 2016 Traffic Engineering Operating Budget and will be included in the 2017 Traffic Engineering Operating Budget request.
Title
Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $141,600 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a pedestrian-bicycle safety education program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contract.
Body
WHEREAS, the Madison Traffic Engineering Division recognizes an increased need to educate children and adults in traffic safety; and

WHEREAS, the Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety section within the Traffic Engineering Division administers this type of program for the City of Madison; and

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WIDOT) anticipates Federal funds in the amount of $141,600 designated for the City of Madison for the purpose of pedestrian-bicycle safety education for children for 2016 and 2017; and

WHEREAS, WIDOT's federal contract language requires the City to indemnify and save harmless WIDOT and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) from damages to persons or property resulting from negligence of the City in connection with performance of the contract; and

WHEREAS, City APM 1-1 requires Council approval whenever the City indemnifies another party;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Traffic Engineering Division of the City of Madison Transportation Department be authorized to apply for and accept $141,600 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a pedestrian-bicycle safety education program and the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign the contract.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City is authorized to indemnify and save harmless WI...

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