8 Downtown Beautification Project/Street Improvements.

Meeting Date: January 19, 2016

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STAFF REPORT

AGENDA ITEM: Downtown Beautification Project/Street Improvements MEETING DATE: January 19, 2016

PREPARED BY: Mario B. Gouveia, City Engineer

REVIEWED BY: Odi Ortiz, Interim City Manager

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RECOMMENDATION:

Obtain direction from City Council on final configuration and extent of improvements.

BACKGROUND:

The City plans to construct a renovation/beautification project in the downtown area of Main Street, from "D" to near the railroad tracks. Improvements include new sidewalks, wheelchair ramps, bulbouts at street corners, stamped concrete borders, tree wells, landscaping, landscape irrigation, decorative street lights and pavement repairs. The new facilities will meet applicable accessibility standards.

DISCUSSION:

A presentation will be made at this Council Meeting to address the proposed project scope after revisions were made to incorporate items requested by the Council. Staff is seeking direction from the City Council for the final configuration and extent of the improvements as discussed at previous Council meetings, so that plans and specifications can be finalized and the project put out to bid.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The estimated project cost is $1,300,000.00. The project will be funded by Gas Tax (200k), TDA (400k), RSTP (450k), and 250k from a combination of funds to be determined.

ATTACHMENTS:

1. 90% Draft Plans (Partial Set -8 Sheets)

 

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