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File #: ID 19-0324    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Authorizing the Filing and/or Execution, As Appropriate, of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grant Agreements, Grant Applications, Annual or Biennial Applications, Annual Budgets, and Other Such Documents, As Appropriate, Pursuant to Relevant Sections of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, As Amended-Public Transportation Division Program of Projects-FY 2019-2020
Attachments: 1. 19-0324 Resolution.pdf
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Title
Resolution Authorizing the Filing and/or Execution, As Appropriate, of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grant Agreements, Grant Applications, Annual or Biennial Applications, Annual Budgets, and Other Such Documents, As Appropriate, Pursuant to Relevant Sections of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, As Amended-Public Transportation Division Program of Projects-FY 2019-2020

Body
Department: Transportation
Council District: Citywide

Public Hearing: NA
Advertising Date/By: NA

Contact 1 and Phone: Adam Fischer 373-2861
Contact 2 and Phone: Bruce Adams 412-6237

PURPOSE:
Annually, the City of Greensboro applies for FTA funding to support the City's public transportation program. The City is required to hold a Public Hearing to inform the general public about the proposed operating, planning, and capital projects and the estimated costs. The City Council is also required to adopt a resolution authorizing the filing and/or execution of subsequent grant agreements for the proposed projects.

BACKGROUND:
The Program of Projects may be developed and approved by the designated recipient (the City of Greensboro) or the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Prior to FY 2016, GTA developed the Program of Projects for the Greensboro Urbanized Area for City Council approval. In FY 2016 the MPO began to fill that role instead. Reasons include that the MPO is responsible for the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) and the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) and that there are now multiple recipients of Federal Transit grants operating in the MPO area, including Guilford County Transportation and Mobility Services (TAMS) and Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART). The MPO must follow the Public Participation Plan, which for the Program of Projects requires a 30 day public comment period and a public hearing. This comment period ran from April 8 - May 8, 2019 and the public hearing wa...

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