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File #: ID 19-0393    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/24/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action: 6/18/2019
Title: Ordinance in the Amount of $808,691 Establishing FY 2019-2020 Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Activities
Attachments: 1. 19-0393 Approved TAC resolution adopting_UPWP amendment.pdf, 2. 19-0393 Ordinance.pdf

Title
Ordinance in the Amount of $808,691 Establishing FY 2019-2020 Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Activities

Body
Department: Transportation
Council District: Citywide

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Adam Fischer 373-2861
Contact 2 and Phone: Tyler Meyer 373-2254

PURPOSE:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded the City the FY 2019-2020 Federal Transportation Planning Grant Funds on behalf of the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. A budget ordinance needs to be approved by City Council to permit the expenditure of funds.

BACKGROUND:
As the lead transportation planning agency for the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the City of Greensboro receives annual Federal Highway Planning Grant funds (Section 104(f)PL). These funds are administered by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and are used to fund transportation planning related activities, which support the MPO's Unified Planning Work Program. The MPO Transportation Advisory Committee amended the FY 2018-2019 Unified Planning Work Program on May 28, 2019 based on a final funding availability statement provided by NCDOT.

For FY 2019-2020, the City has received notification from the NCDOT that $646,953 is available to cover 80% of the transportation planning expenses. A 20% match totaling $161,738 in local, in-kind services is required to leverage these funds.

BUDGET IMPACT:
Transportation planning related activities in support of the MPO's Unified Planning Work Program will be funded as follows:

$646,953 - Federal Grant (80%)
$161,738 - Local In-Kind Services (20%)
$808,691

The proposed budget includes $339,734 in personnel & benefits, $307,219 in management /operations, and $161,738 in in-kind services.

RECOMMENDATION / ACTION REQUESTED:
Transportation Department recommends and requests adoption of the attached budget ordinance establ...

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