Board Action Request
Neg various agmts for award of 2018 Bikeway Discretionary (CP 2999958) $53,007 and Bicycle Plan Implementation (CP 2999957) $532,268 funds; establish project budgets, transfer funds; total combined NTE $585,275
BE IT RESOLVED, that the county administrator be authorized to negotiate the following agreements totaling $585,275 for bicycle projects:
- PW 30-01-18 with the City of Hopkins for construction of a 0.2 mile multi-use trail along Excelsior Boulevard between Eighth Avenue S and 11th Avenue S under Capital Project (CP) 2184100 at an estimated county cost of $100,000;
PW 31-20-18 with the City of Minneapolis for construction of an intersection safety improvement and 0.125 mile multi-use trail along East Hennepin Avenue between Fifth Avenue SE and Pierce Street NE under CP 2184200 at an estimated county cost of $100,000;
PW 33-07-18 with the City of Bloomington for construction and reconstruction of 2.9 miles of new and existing multi-use trail along France Avenue from W 84th Street to W Old Shakopee Road under CP 2175400 at an estimated county cost of $90,000;
PW 34-15-18 with the City of Minnetonka for construction of a 1.25 mile multi-use trail along Plymouth Road from Amy Lane to Minnetonka Boulevard under CP 2184000 at an estimated county cost of $100,000;
PW 36-39-18 with the City of New Hope for construction of a 2.5 miles of on-street bicycle facilities along Boone Avenue N from 49th Avenue N to Medicine Lake Road, and off-street trail improvements between Medicine Lake Road and 28th Avenue N under CP 2184500 at an estimated county cost of $55,275;
PW 37-44-18 with Three Rivers Park District for the design and construction of a culvert at the railroad bridge at Baker Park Road, south of Highway 12 in Maple Plain to connect to bicycle facilities under CP 2184800 at an estimated county cost of $100,000;
PW 32-44-18 with Three Rivers Park District for a feasibility study to close a regional trail gap on the West Mississippi River Regional Trail along Willow Lane from I-694 to 66th Avenue in Brooklyn Center under CP 2184400 at an estimated county cost of $20,000;
PW 35-27-18 with the City of Excelsior for a feasibility study of bicycle and pedestrian facilities along Mill Street from Excelsior City limits to Second Street under CP 2184300 at an estimated county cost of $20,000;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that following review and approval by the County Attorney’s Office, the Chair of the Board be authorized to sign the Agreements on behalf of the county; and that the listed projects totaling $585,275 in agreements be identified as projects in the 2018 Capital Budget with budgets established at the listed amounts; and that $585,275 be transferred from the 2018 Capital Budget line items, comprised of $53,007 from Bikeway Discretionary funds (CP 2999958) and $532,268 from Bicycle Plan Implementation (CP 2999957), to the individual project budgets; and that the controller be authorized to transfer and disburse funds as directed.
Current Request: This request is for authorization to negotiate the following agreements with the agencies for cost participation in the construction of six bikeways and feasibility studies of two bikeways, totaling combined NTE amount of $585,275.
- PW 30-01-18 with the City of Hopkins – $100,000 – CP 2184100
- PW 31-20-18 with the City of Minneapolis – $100,000 – CP 2184200
- PW 33-07-18 with the City of Bloomington – $90,000 – CP 2175400
- PW 34-15-18 with the City of Minnetonka – $100,000 – CP 2184000
- PW 36-39-18 with the City of New Hope – $55,275 – CP 2184500
- PW 37-44-18 with Three Rivers Park District - $100,000 – CP 2184800
- PW 32-44-18 with Three Rivers Park District – $20,000 – CP 2184400
- PW 35-27-18 with the City of Excelsior – $20,000 – CP 2184300
Attached is a summary of the projects deemed to be eligible for funding and recommended for consideration.
Each city and the park district will provide contract administration for the projects, and upon completion of the construction projects, will assume maintenance responsibilities of the improvements at no cost to the county. To finance the county’s financial participation, staff recommends that the listed projects be identified as projects in the 2018 Capital Budget with budgets established at the listed amounts and that these amounts be transferred to the projects from the Bikeway Discretionary (CP 2999958) funds and the Capital Budget line item Bicycle Plan Implementation (CP 2999957). The cost participation for these projects are in accordance with the county’s approved Cost Participation Policy (Resolution 12-0058, adopted February 7, 2012).
Impact/Outcomes: Approval of these actions will assist in developing and implementing effective bikeway projects that extend the Hennepin County bikeway system, support local transportation needs and align with the implementation of the Hennepin County Transportation Systems Plan, the Hennepin County Complete Streets Policy, and the Hennepin County 2040 Bicycle Transportation Plan.