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File #: 54235    Version: 1 Name: 2019-2020 Ped-Bike Safety Education Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2019 In control: Traffic Engineering Division
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00110
Title: Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $155,075 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a safety education program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contracts and State/Municipal Agreements.
Sponsors: Allen A. Arntsen, Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. C of Madison Pedestrian Bike Safety Education 5992-08-44-2019 .pdf, 2. C of Madison Pedestrian Bike Safety Education 5992-08-45_2020 .pdf, 3. madisonbikepedcontract 2019 5992-08-44 .pdf, 4. madisonbikepedcontract 2020 5992-08-45.pdf, 5. Summary of 2019-20 contracts.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $155,075 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a safety education program in 2019 and 2020. The grant provides $76,400 in 2019 and $78,675 in 2020. The City’s match is $19,100 in 2019 and $19,675 in 2020. The city’s share of the costs will be paid in the form of staff salaries and benefits. The 2019 costs have been included in the Traffic Engineering Operating budget.
Title
Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $155,075 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a safety education program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the grant contracts and State/Municipal Agreements.
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 anticipates Federal funds in the amount of $155,075 designated for the City of Madison for the purpose of safety education for children for 2019 and 2020; 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 bicycle safety education program and the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign Project agreements cont...

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