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File #: Resolution 44-2021    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: Resolution 44-2021: Authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Littleton and the Colorado Department of Transportation for reimbursement of costs associated with the Broadway Corridor Study
Attachments: 1. 1. Resolution No. 44-2021, 2. 2. IGA-OLA 24652 Littleton - DRAFT
Agenda Date: 10/19/2021

Subject:
Title
Resolution 44-2021: Authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Littleton and the Colorado Department of Transportation for reimbursement of costs associated with the Broadway Corridor Study
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Prepared by:
Heather Ferrari, Executive Assistant, Public Works

PURPOSE:
Does city council support an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the City of Littleton and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for reimbursement of costs associated with the Broadway Corridor Study?

PRESENTATIONS:
Staff Presenter(s): Keith Reester, Director of Public Works and Utilities
Additional Presenter(s): N/A

SUMMARY:
In 2019, staff submitted a grant application for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) administered by the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) through the Arapahoe County Subregional Forum. This project did not rank as high as other projects selected with the available funding. As part of the TIP development process, each subregion, in this case Arapahoe County, created a list of projects to place on a waiting list in the event that municipal sponsors of awarded projects changed their scope or cancelled projects, or if additional federal funds became available.

In December 2020, the federal government passed a COVID relief package which contained funds dedicated to surface transportation improvements. The funds allocated to the State of Colorado were divided up according to established TIP policy. These funds, combined with changes in existing TIP projects, resulted in the availability of approximately $7.7M in the Arapahoe County subregion. This allocation was offered first to projects on the waiting list, including the Broadway Corridor Study.

Staff worked with Arapahoe County, DRCOG, and CDOT to advance the Broadway Corridor Study to a TIP project. The cost of the corridor study is anticipated to be $1M, with $800,000 in federal funds and a $200,000 local match...

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