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File #: 15-227    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Resolutions Status: Passed
File created: 3/17/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/14/2015 Final action: 4/14/2015
Title: AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE GRAND CANAL MULTIUSE PATHWAY Staff Contact: Jack Friedline, Director, Public Works
Attachments: 1. Resolution 4938, 2. Amendment One-Grand Canal IGA
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AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE GRAND CANAL MULTIUSE PATHWAY
Staff Contact: Jack Friedline, Director, Public Works
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Purpose and Recommended Action
Recommendation

This is a request for City Council to waive reading beyond the title and adopt a resolution authorizing the Acting City Manager to enter into the revised Amendment Number One to the intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for the design and construction of the Grand Canal Multiuse Pathway.
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Background

The Grand Canal Multiuse Pathway is included in the Glendale Bicycle Plan, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and the Maricopa Association of Governments' (MAG) West Valley Multi-Modal Transportation Corridor Master Plan. It provides an important connection within the regional multiuse pathway system and, in particular, will provide a continuous connection between the New River Pathway, which is currently under construction, and activity centers such as Westgate City Center, Gila River Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium. Federal funds for the project have been identified in the MAG Transportation Improvement Plan.

The IGA with ADOT provides funding for design and construction of a 1.5-mile extension of the Grand Canal Multiuse Pathway between Loop 101 and New River following the Bethany Home Road alignment. Specific improvements include a 10-foot-wide concrete multiuse pathway, landscaping and irrigation.

The initial IGA for this project was approved by City Council on September 13, 2011; however, shortly following that approval, ADOT implemented a policy change that suspended self-administration of projects. This policy change mandates that submittals use the ADOT-approved format. On September 23, 2014, Council passed a resolution approving Amendment Number One to the IGA. The amendment addressed format-related s...

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