City of Topeka
Council Action Form
214 SE 8th Street
Topeka, Kansas 66603
|October 20, 2020|
|DATE:||October 20, 2020|
|CONTACT PERSON:||Bill Fiander||DOCUMENT #:|
|SECOND PARTY/SUBJECT:||TA Grant - Bikeways Phase 4||PROJECT #:|
|CATEGORY/SUBCATEGORY ||020 Resolutions / 005 Miscellaneous|
|ACTION OF COUNCIL:||JOURNAL #:|
RESOLUTION introduced by City Manager Brent Trout supporting the City of Topeka’s application for funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation for Topeka Bikeways Phase IV implementation.
Voting Requirement: At least six (6) votes of the Governing Body is required.
(Approval supports the City's application to Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Alternatives grant program.)
|At least six (6) votes of the Governing Body is required.|
The City desires to submit an application to the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) for Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program funds afforded by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The application would advance implementation of the major project priorities contained in the Topeka Bikeways Master Plan's supplemental action plan (Topeka Fast-Track Bike Plan) recently approved by the Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization (MTPO) policy board.
The Public Infrastructure Committee recommended approval of the resolution (4-0) at their September 28, 2020 meeting.
Staff recommends the Governing Body move to approve the resolution.
The application is proposed for the following projects:
- Downtown Connections – separated bike facilities connecting neighborhoods to Downtown from SE 6th Avenue, Kansas Avenue Bridge, SW 8th Street, and the Landon Trail
- Trail Connections – various neighborhoods connecting to the Shunga, Landon, and Soldier Creek Trails
- NW Tyler Street - a multi-use path on NW Tyler Street between Waddell Street and Lyman Road
The first two projects implement major priorities of the MTPO's Topeka Fast-Track Bike Plan. The third project implements the City's adopted Complete Streets Policy.
The City will provide 20% match for the three projects as follows if approved:
Total = $1,408,160
KDOT 80% = $1,126,528
City 20% = $281,632
Total = $197,464
KDOT 80% = $157,971.20
City 20% = $39,492.80
Total = $423,185
KDOT 80% = $338,548
City 20% = $84,637
All Projects Combined
Total = $ 2,028,809
KDOT 80% = $1,623,047.20
City 20% = $405,761.80
|SOURCE OF FUNDING:|
- Countywide Half-Cent Sales Tax (Bikeways Master Plan 2020)
- General Obligation (NW Tyler)