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File #: 67884    Version: 1 Name: Supporting Madison Metro's 5339b Grant Application to Federal Transit Administration for renovations at Metro’s maintenance facility located at 1101 E. Washington.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2021 In control: Metro Transit
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Enactment date: 11/22/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00771
Title: Supporting Madison Metro's 5339b Grant Application to Federal Transit Administration for renovations at Metro’s maintenance facility located at 1101 E. Washington.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution expresses support for Metro Transit's 5339b grant application to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for bus facility improvements at 1101 E. Washington. A separate resolution accepting the grant award will be submitted at a later date should the City be awarded the grant funding from the FTA. Matching funds for this grant would come from existing GO borrowing anticipated in the out years of Metro’s capital improvement plan (CIP) in the Facilities Repairs and Improvement program. No additional GO Borrowing, beyond what is currently planned in the CIP, is anticipated to meet the grant match requirements.

Title
Supporting Madison Metro's 5339b Grant Application to Federal Transit Administration for renovations at Metro’s maintenance facility located at 1101 E. Washington.

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WHEREAS, the Madison Metro Transit Facility Study, completed March 9, 2018, recommended a six-phase strategy with over $55 million in renovations at 1101 E. Washington Avenue, and

WHEREAS, Metro has followed the recommendations in the report, starting with the 2018 roof replacement project, and

WHEREAS, the Phase 3B project is remodeling about 40,000 SF of existing space that includes the two story Admin Area of the building, Dispatch and the complete renovation of the western half of Maintenance A with a total project budget of approximately $10.5 million, and;

WHEREAS, the Federal Transit Administration has a competitive funding program, 5339b, for Buses and Bus Facilities, of which the renovations at Metro’s maintenance facility located at 1101 E. Washington would qualify for a federal grant under this program, and;

WHEREAS, the program requires a commitment for a local funding match with the application, and that such commitment would make Metro’s application for such grant more competitive, and;

WHEREAS, the Madison Common Council has taken similar action (RES-15-00342, RES-19-00471 and RES-20-00282) to amend and adjust the city budget...

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