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File #: 61806    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Village of Waunakee for the installation of traffic control signals and street lights at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2020 In control: Traffic Engineering Division
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Enactment date: 9/21/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00660
Title: Amending the 2020 Capital Budget to appropriate $130,000 for the installation of traffic control signals and street lights at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Village of Waunakee for the Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive project.
Sponsors: Michael J. Tierney, Grant Foster
Attachments: 1. _Intersection Improvement Agreement for Simon Crestway Woodland Dr.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes an agreement with the Village of Waunakee for the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive in Dane County. The project cost is $130,000. This project will be fully funded by the Village of Waunakee. The 2020 Adopted Capital Budget does not include appropriation for the Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive project. This resolution amends the 2020 Adopted Capital Budget to increase the appropriation for the Traffic Signal Infrastructure program by $130,000.

 

Any ongoing operating costs associated with maintaining these signals will be funded by payments from the Village of Waunakee.

Title

Amending the 2020 Capital Budget to appropriate $130,000 for the installation of traffic control signals and street lights at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Village of Waunakee for the Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive project.

 

Body

WHEREAS, Section 66.0301, Wisconsin Statutes, authorizes cities, villages, towns, counties, and other public agencies to enter into agreements for the receipt or furnishing of services or the joint exercise of any power or duty required or authorized by law; and,

                     

WHEREAS, a key recommendation of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board’s Regional Transportation Plan 2050 is to build a well-connected network of regional roadways to accommodate future growth and efficiently distribute traffic within the Madison Urban Area; and,

 

WHEREAS, Madison cannot effectively manage its own traffic without recognizing the impacts on its roadways from regional transportation; and,

 

WHEREAS, over time, Madison’s Traffic Engineering Division staff has developed local expertise in the installation and operation of traffic control signals and related equipment, and street lighting systems, and over time have been relied upon to assist other local municipalities in the installation, operation and maintenance of this equipment to ensure that the regional transportation network is properly functioning; and,

 

WHEREAS, it is in Madison’s interest, as way of strengthening and protecting the regional transportation network, to continue to work with our municipal neighbors to provide certain traffic engineering services, including the installation, maintenance and operation of traffic control signals and street lights, provided that the City is fully reimbursed for these costs; and,

 

WHEREAS, a capital improvement project at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive is currently ongoing in Waunakee, and as part of this project Waunakee agrees that it is desirable that new traffic control signals and street lights be procured and installed at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive by Madison to improve traffic flow and promote safety; and,

 

WHEREAS, Madison is agreeable to performing improvements at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive, provided that its costs related to this work is fully reimbursed as provided for in this Agreement; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Parties expect to enter into a separate agreement regarding Madison’s ongoing maintenance and operation of the traffic signals and street lights that are the subject of this Agreement.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the 2020 Adopted Capital Budget is amended to appropriate $130,000 within the Traffic Signal Infrastructure program for the Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive project, this appropriation will be fully funded by the Village of Waunakee; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute an agreement with the Village of Waunakee for the installation of traffic signals and street lights at the intersection of Simon Crestway & Woodland Drive, in a format that is approved by the City Attorney and that is consistent with the agreement that attached and incorporated hereto.