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File #: 63500    Version: 1 Name: 2021-2022 Ped-Bike Safety Education Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/22/2020 In control: Traffic Engineering Division
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Enactment date: 2/4/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00116
Title: Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $165,195 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: Grant Foster, Tag Evers
Attachments: 1. C of Madison Pedestrain Bike Safety Education 5992-08-46_.pdf, 2. C of Madison Pedestrain Bike Safety Education 5992-08-47_.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $165,195 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to maintain and expand a safety education program in 2021 and 2022. The grant provides $81,600 in 2021 and $83,595 in 2022. The City’s match is $20,400 in 2021 and $20,905 in 2022. The city’s share of the costs will be paid in the form of staff salaries and benefits. The 2021 costs have been included in the Traffic Engineering Operating budget.

 

Title

Authorizing the Traffic Engineering Division to accept a grant for $165,195 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 $165,195 designated for the City of Madison for the purpose of safety education for children for 2021 and 2022; 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 $165,195 from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a bicycle safety education program and the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign Project agreements contracts and State/Municipal Agreements for the years 2021 (5992 -08-46) and 2022(5992 -08-47); and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City is authorized 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 these contracts.