Transportation Committee

Atlanta City Hall

55 Trinity Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30303

http://www.atlantaga.gov/

Regular Committee Meeting

~Minutes~

 

 

City of Atlanta

Chairperson

The Honorable Andre Dickens

Julia R Pulidindi

(404) 330-6016

jrpulidindi@atlantaga.gov

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

10:30 AM

 

Committee Room 1

 

A.              CALL TO ORDER

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Transportation Committee was held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 10:30 AM in Committee Room 1.  The following members were present:

B.              INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Andre Dickens

Chair

Present

10:32 AM

Matt Westmoreland

Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

Present

10:33 AM

Amir R Farokhi

District 2

Present

10:25 AM

Jennifer N Ide

District 6

Present

10:25 AM

Joyce M Sheperd

District 12

Absent

 

Marci Collier Overstreet

District 11

Absent

 

Carla Smith

District 1

Present

10:30 AM

Angela H Campbell

Legislative Assistant

Present

10:15 AM

Julia R Pulidindi

Legislative Research and Policy Analyst

Present

10:15 AM

 

Others in Attendance:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, Cotena Alexander, DPW;  Deputy General Manager Michael Smith, AHJA; members of the Public and Council staff.

C.              ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ADOPTED

D.              APPROVAL OF MINUTES

APPROVED

E.              2019 TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The Committee unanimously adopted the 2019 Goals and Objectives (see attached)

F.              PUBLIC COMMENT PERTAINING TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA (3 MINUTES)

No Public Speakers

G.              PRESENTATION(S)/UPDATE(S)/REPORT(S)

The ARC Report was rescheduled for the February 13, 2019 meeting.

Atlanta Regional Commission Report

 

CONSENT AGENDA

H.              ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING

19-O-1045 (1)

AN ORDINANCE BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AMENDING THE FY2019 (AIRPORT RENEWAL & EXTENSION FUND) BUDGET, BY ADDING TO ANTICIPATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,741,758.71 FOR RECEIPT OF AN INSURANCE CLAIM BASED ON DAMAGES TO AIRPORT FACILITIES STEMMING FROM THE MARCH 2013 HAIL STORM; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

SECONDER:              Carla Smith, District 1

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-O-1046 (2)

AN ORDINANCE BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE FY2019 AIRPORT RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5502) BUDGET, BY ADDING TO ANTICIPATIONS AND APPROPRIATIONS GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,350,219.00 FROM THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (“FAA”) FOR GRANT AGREEMENT 3-13-0008-120-2018 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF RUNWAY 9L END-AROUND TAXIWAY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

SECONDER:              Carla Smith, District 1

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

REGULAR AGENDA

I.              ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING

19-O-1035 (3)

AN ORDINANCE BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FISCAL YEAR 2019 (GENERAL GOVERNMENT CAPITAL FUND) BUDGET, BY TRANSFERRING DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE GLENWOOD/MORELAND INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($1,000,000.00); AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-O-1040 (4)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER DUSTIN HILLIS AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO INSTALL TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES ON NASH ROAD, NW, BETWEEN BOLTON ROAD, NW AND NORTHWEST DRIVE, NW, AND TO WAIVE PORTIONS OF SECTION 138-84 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA AS IT RELATES TO SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Cotena Alexander, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Amir R Farokhi, District 2

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-O-1041 (5)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER DUSTIN HILLIS AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO INSTALL CALMING DEVICES ON ARGYLE DRIVE, NW, BETWEEN BARRETT DRIVE, NW AND MARCO DRIVE, NW, AND TO WAIVE PORTIONS OF SECTION 138-84 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA AS IT RELATES TO SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Cotena Alexander, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Amir R Farokhi, District 2

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

J.              RESOLUTION(S)

19-R-3093 (6)

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND, MARCI COLLIER OVERSTREET, DUSTIN HILLIS, AND ANDREA L. BOONE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO ALLOW THE CITY OF ATLANTA AND THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ("GDOT') TO COLLABORATE ON THE INSTALLATION OF A PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION OF RALPH DAVID ABERNATHY BOULEVARD SOUTHWEST AND EAST ONTARIO AVENUE SOUTHWEST; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Cotena Alexander, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-R-3094 (7)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH INTERFAITH AIRPORT CHAPLAINCY, INC. FOR THE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF A NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHAPEL FACILITY IN THE CENTRAL PASSENGER TERMINAL COMPLEX; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Deputy General Manager Michael Smith, AHJA

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Amir R Farokhi, District 2

SECONDER:              Carla Smith, District 1

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-R-3095 (8)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE AMENDMENT NUMBER 1 TO THE  INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH METROPOLITAN ATLANTA RAPID TRANSIT AUTHORITY (“MARTA”), ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, FOR THE CONTINUED USE OF LOCAL FUNDS FROM MARTA IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN DOLLARS AND FORTY-THREE CENTS ($1,805,717.43) FOR THE  COMPLETION OF TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AROUND MARTA TRANSIT STATIONS AND ROUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

SECONDER:              Carla Smith, District 1

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-R-3096 (9)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH  WSP USA FOR FC-10311, ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES THE FOR CYCLE ATLANTA 1.0 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS,  IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED NINETY NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY FIVE DOLLARS AND FIFTEEN CENTS  ($199,995.15); ALL CONTRACTED WORK TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND, DEPARTMENT, ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Amir R Farokhi, District 2

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-R-3097 (10)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH  STANTEC CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., FOR FC-10034, ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR MEMORIAL DRIVE CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED TEN DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($294,710.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND, DEPARTMENT, ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

19-R-3098 (11)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC., DESIGNATED AS FC-10513, PURSUANT TO THE CITY OF ATLANTA PROCUREMENT AND REAL ESTATE CODE SECTION 2-1602 UTILIZING THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  CONTRACT NUMBER 48400-410-DOT0001081-0008 FOR ON CALL TRAFFIC SIGNAL MAINTENANCE SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY TWO DOLLARS AND FOUR CENTS ($1,171,762.04), TO PROVIDE CITYWIDE INTERSECTION SIGNALS DETECTION; ALL SERVICES SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COMMENTS - Current Meeting:

Senior Transportation Manager Barrington Brown, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Carla Smith, District 1

SECONDER:              Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large

AYES:              Dickens, Westmoreland, Farokhi, Ide, Smith

ABSENT:              Sheperd, Overstreet

 

K.              PAPER(S) HELD IN COMMITTEE 

(► Denotes legislation that has been held more than two cycles)

18-O-1153 (12)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER AMIR R. FAROKHI TO AMEND CHAPTER 138 (STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES), ARTICLE I (IN GENERAL), SECTION 138-14(D) (DAMAGED SIDEWALK ABUTTING THE RIGHT-OF-WAY) OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES; TO AMEND ARTICLE IV (IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY), DIVISION 3 (SIDEWALKS, CURBS, CURBS AND GUTTERS AND DRIVEWAYS), SECTION 138-103 (INSPECTION AND REPAIR OF SIDEWALKS); AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 3/14/18 at the request of the author for additional information and further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-O-1158 (13)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND  AND DUSTIN HILLIS AS AMENDED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO EDEN ROCK REAL ESTATE PARTNERS FOR TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ALONG QUEEN STREET, N.W., AS PART OF THE WESTSIDE VILLAGE AT MOORES MILL PROJECT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FOUR HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($447,000.00); ALL WORK TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Amended and held 3/14/18 at the request of the department for further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-R-3296 (14)

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MARCI COLLIER OVERSTREET AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO ISSUE A TASK ORDER TO XXXX, FOR FC-XXXX, XXXX, TO DESIGN AN OVERLOOK FOOT-BRIDGE OVER THE CREEK LOCATED IN THE CASCADE NATURE PRESERVE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED XXXX ($XXX.XX); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM VARIOUS FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 3/14/18 at the request of the author for additional information and further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-O-1269 (15)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE M. SHEPERD AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO INSTALL TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES ON DECKNER AVENUE, SW, BETWEEN SYLVAN ROAD AND METROPOLITAN PARKWAY, IN ORDER TO REDUCE SPEEDING; TO WAIVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 138-84(D) OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 5/16/18 at the request of the Department of Public Works for further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-O-1271 (16)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE M. SHEPERD AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO INSTALL TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES ON OSBORNE STREET, SW, BETWEEN EVANS DRIVE AND MURPHY AVENUE, IN ORDER TO REDUCE SPEEDING; TO WAIVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 138-84(D) OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 5/16/18 at the request of the Department of Public Works for further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-O-1317 (17)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS HOWARD SHOOK AND CARLA SMITH AS AMENDED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO RESTRICT BUS PARKING ON CHEROKEE AVENUE S.E. FROM SYDNEY STREET TO ATLANTA AVENUE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 5/30/18 at the request of the department for additional information and further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-R-3831 (18)

A RESOLUTION BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER A TERMINATION AGREEMENT WITH BOEING US TRAINING AND FLIGHT SERVICES, LLC (BOEING), FOR THAT CERTAIN LEASE DATED SEPTEMBER 9, 2003 COVERING 6.2 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT GODBY ROAD AND OLD NATIONAL HIGHWAY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 6/27/18 at the request of the Department of Aviation for further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-R-3925 (19)

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE, TO ISSUE A TASK ORDER TO XXXX, INC. FOR FC-XXXX, XXXX FOR SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS ON ANDERSON AVENUE, N.W. IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($700,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 8/15/18 at the request of the Department for further review.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-O-1585 (20)

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS CARLA SMITH, NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG AND DUSTIN HILLIS AS AMENDED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE ATLANTA CITY CODE CHAPTER 138-STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES; ARTICLE IV. IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY; DIVISION 3.- SIDEWALKS, CURBS, CURBS AND GUTTERS AND DRIVEWAYS; SEC. 138-97 (B). - CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALKS, DRIVEWAYS AND CURBS IN MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL ZONING DISTRICT TO REQUIRE NEW SIDEWALKS FOR PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS WITH CONSTRUCTION COST EQUAL TO OR EXCEEDING $100,000.00 OR EQUAL TO OR EXCEEDING  50% OF THE APPRAISED VALUE OF THE PROPERTY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/26/18 by the committee for further review and additional information.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

18-R-4210 (21)

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MICHAEL JULIAN BOND, ANDREA L. BOONE, DUSTIN HILLIS, AND MATT WESTMORELAND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO INSTALL AN HISTORIC MARKER WITHIN THE CITY OF ATLANTA RIGHT-OF-WAY AT THE ENTRANCE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS HIGH SCHOOL TO COMMEMORATE THE SCHOOL’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 10/10/18 at the request of the department for additional information 2weeks time certain.)

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 2/4/2019 1:00 PM

 

L.              WALK-IN LEGISLATION

M.              REMARKS FROM PUBLIC (2 MINUTES)

No Public Speakers

N.              REQUESTED ITEM(S)

5/16/18

1.              Councilmember Dickens requested the Department of Public Works provide the Committee with an overview of Sunday parking restrictions in the City.

 

5/30/18

2.              Requested items for 18-R-3638 (Permitting Use of Dockless Electric Bicycles)

a.              Councilmember Dickens requested Committee members submit guiding principles for a coordinated conversation. Some suggestions included:

o              Councilmember Archibong - Equity conversation should include electric bicycles.

o              Councilmember Farokhi - Guardrail to consider discounted rate for bicycles and scooters similar to plan implemented by San Francisco.

o              Councilmember Archibong - Bicycle safety and education and training.

b.              Councilmember Dickens requested data of ridership (both quantitative and qualitative).

 

3.              Requested items from Department of Public Works Quarterly Report:

a.              Councilmember Hillis requested the Department review the use of weed eaters in overgrown areas surrounding utility poles and street signs.

b.              Councilmember Farokhi - How many intersections have been updated with Leading Pedestrian Intervals authorized via 18-R-3440 adopted May 7, 2018.

c.              Councilmember Farokhi - What is the current sidewalk backlog amount?

 

6/27/18

4.              Councilmember Dickens requested MARTA provide the Proposed Program Next Steps in a timeline (Gannt Chart).

 

7/11/18

5.              Requested items from Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST Quarterly Report:

a.              Councilmember Dickens - Coordinate with the West End CID for complete streets review. 

b.              Councilmember Dickens - Review lamp post distance on Lynhurst Drive.

c.              Councilmember Hillis - Ensure website projects are accurate and up-to-date.

d.              Councilmember Overstreet - Provide list of all complete street projects.

 

8/15/18

6.              Councilmember Dickens requested the Department of Public Works coordinate with the Department of Planning and provide sidewalk trust fund balances for each Council District at the August 29, 2018 meeting.

 

7.              Councilmember Farohki requested the Department of Public Works be prepared provide an update on sidewalks at the August 29, 2018 Quarterly Review and be prepared to discuss the Infrastructure Maintenance Fund request per Resolution 18-R-3553.

 

11/14/18

8. Requested items from the Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST Quarterly Report:

a.              Councilmember Dickens requested the following information to be provided by district and project cost:

-              List of completed Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST projects.

-              List of Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST projects that are underway.

-              List of Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST projects that are in the design phase.

-              Amount of Renew Atlanta bond proceeds that have been allocated towards other projects (listed by project and amount.)

 

b.              Council President Moore requested the following information:

-              Total amount of funds allocated to each Council District.

-              List of all projects for each Council District (if project cross districts, please list the amount for each district.)

-              Amount spent to date for each Council District.

-              Amount of funds left.

-              Amount of funds needed to complete projects for each Council District.

 

9.Councilmember Dickens requested information on the Quality of Life Bond Program (distribution of funds, management of the program/funds, etc.) (This request was referred to the Department of Public Works.)

 

11/28/2018

10. Councilmember Matzigkeit requested the Department of Aviation to perform an assessment of ground transportation services (how are concerns addressed; what the Department has done so far; how services are evaluated) and to provide this at their first 2019 quarterly update.

O.              ADJOURNMENT


There being no further business to come before the Transportation Committee the meeting was adjourned at

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

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Wasonna Griffin, Legislative Assistant

 

 

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Santana Kempson Wright, Legislative Research and Policy Analyst

 

 

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The Honorable Andre Dickens, Chair