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File #: 61269    Version: 1 Name: Adopt Recommendations in Wilson St. Corridor Study
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2020 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00587
Title: Adopting the Recommendations contained in the Wilson Street Corridor Study, including the design recommendations for South Broom Street and the 300 block of West Wilson Street (to be constructed in 2021).
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Wilson Street Addendum 2.pdf, 2. Wilson Street Addendum 2_TPPBAugust.pdf
Fiscal Note
Reconstruction of Broom Street and the 300 block of Wilson Street is included in the City’s 2019 Capital Budget.

The adopted 2020 CIP reflects the Wilson Street reconstruction project from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to King Street as planned for construction in 2024 with unidentified TIF funding. Recommendations from the Department of Transportation will provide guidelines for the future plans of the project. Reconstruction of other segments of Wilson Street will need to be included in future capital budgets.
Title
Adopting the Recommendations contained in the Wilson Street Corridor Study, including the design recommendations for South Broom Street and the 300 block of West Wilson Street (to be constructed in 2021).
Body
WHEREAS, water main breaks continue to occur on the 300 block of West Wilson Street, disrupting service for area residents; and,

WHEREAS, pavement conditions on both Wilson and Broom Streets have deteriorated to a point where reconstruction is needed; and,

WHEREAS, in April 2019, the City’s Department of Transportation provided recommendations for the geometry for the 300 block of West Wilson Street and the first three blocks of Broom Street; and,
WHEREAS, after receiving input on the recommendations at public meetings and other meetings of Wilson Street stakeholders, City transportation policy makers asked staff to develop a corridor design for Wilson Street, from the Southwest Bicycle Path to Blair Street; and,

WHEREAS, the Wilson Street corridor planning process identified numerous goals for the functionality of Wilson Street corridor, including:
- Provide safety for all modes of transportation
- Improve comfortable bike connection to downtown from south, west and east
- Maintain viable, pleasant living area
- Provide pleasing entrance to downtown
- Satisfy parking and loading needs
- Preserve healthy tree canopy and terrace
- Efficient and ordered motor vehi...

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