City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
16-R-3835
Adopted as Amended
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER C. T. MARTIN AS AMENDED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE A PROJECT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH MIDTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, INC. D/B/A MIDTOWN ALLIANCE ("MIDTOWN ALLIANCE") FOR DESIGN, RIGHT OF WAY AND/OR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR THE FOLLOWING FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION ("FTA") PROJECTS: JUNIPER STREET BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES, MIDTOWN ATLANTA REGIONAL ACTIVITY CENTER PEDESTRIAN MOBILITY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, US19/SPRING STREET PEDESTRIAN MOBILITY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS AS OUTLINED IN THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM; AUTHORIZING AND APPOINTING MIDTOWN ALLIANCE TO ACT AS THE CITY OF ATLANTA'S IMPLEMENTATION AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER FOR THE LISTED FTA PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 10 MIDTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
  3. AMD 16-R-3835 (Amendment Form) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  4. AMD 16-R-3835 FTA Projects Mgt Agreement (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  5. 16-R-3835 Midtown Alliance FTA Agreement
  6. 16r3835

Body

WHEREAS, Resolution 00-R-0317 consented to the creation of and authorized the Midtown Community Improvement District ("MCID") to provide such services as construction and maintenance of local, collector and arterial streets as shown on the City of Atlanta ("City")'s street classification m:1p or as otherwise in the City's most recent adopted Comprehensive Development Plan, including curbs, sidewalks, street lights and devices to control the flow of traffic on local, collector and arterial streets, and

 

WHEREAS, Midtown Alliance is a non-profit corporation established to exercise and fulfill all the rights, powers, duties and obligations of the Midtown Community Improvement District ("MCID"); and

 

WHEREAS, Midtown Alliance is authorized to contract with the City pursuant to the constitutional and statutory authority of House Bill544, 1991 Ga. Laws 3653; and

 

WHEREAS, Midtown Alliance offers a strong working public partnership to the City and its citizens and offers unique opportunities to significantly improve pedestrian mobility and access to transit in the Midtown Atlanta area for development of transit access and mobility improvements will significantly improve the quality of life for all citizens of the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Transportation Improvement Program is the short term portion of the Regional Transportation Plan and allocates federal funds for use in construction of the highest priority transportation projects within the next four years; and

 

WHEREAS, the listed projects are included in the FY 2014-2019 Transportation Program as the Juniper Street Bicycle/Pedestrian Facilities, Midtown Atlanta Regional Activity Center Pedestrian Mobility and Safety Improvements, US 19/Spring Street Pedestrian Mobility and Safety Improvements Project (the "Midtown Projects"); and

 

WHEREAS, the City has requested and received approval and funding for these projects from the Federal Transit Administration ("FTA"); and

 

WHEREAS, the goal of Midtown Alliance is to provide expertise in the planning, design and implementation of these projects; and

 

WHEREAS, Midtown Alliance has committed to the City its willingness to enter into a Project Management Agreement to act as the City's implementation and construction manager for design, right-of-way and construction activities and to provide to or on behalf of the City an amount equal to the 10% local government match required of the City by the FTA in order to allow the City to utilize the federal funding presently designated for the Midtown Projects; and

 

WHEREAS, the Midtown Projects are approved as eligible for federal funds if the City can provide 10% in local government matching funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the City on behalf of the Department of Public Works wishes to enter into a Project Management Agreement ("PMA") with Midtown Alliance, designating Midtown Alliance to act as the City's Implementation Manager for the design, engineering, right of way acquisition and construction activities for the Midtown Projects as outlined in the PMA with Midtown Alliance; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, that the Mayor, or his designee, is authorized to execute a Project Management Agreement on behalf of the City with Midtown Business Association, Inc. d/b/a Midtown Alliance to act as the City's Implementation and Construction Manager for the Midtown Projects listed in this legislation.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City is authorized to accept from Midtown Alliance an amount equal to the 10% local government match required of the City in order to allow the City to utilize the federal funds designated for the Midtown Projects listed in this legislation.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, or his designee, is hereby authorized to enter into any necessary agreements in connection with the listed federal transit administration project funds.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Attorney be and is hereby directed to prepare an appropriate Project Management Agreement in cooperation with the Department of Public Works, for execution by the Mayor or his designee.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that such Project Management Agreement shall not become binding upon the City and the City shall incur no obligation or liability there under until the Project Management Agreement has been approved by the City Attorney or her designee as to form, executed by the Mayor or his designee, attested to by the

Municipal Clerk and delivered to Midtown Alliance.

Meeting History

Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Jun 29, 2016 10:30 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Yolanda Adrean, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd, Carla Smith, Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Keisha Lance Bottoms
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
AWAY:Kwanza Hall