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File #: R-2021-0581    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Resolution relative to accepting the proposal of Crowley Construction Corporation to install railroad crossing pavement marking for an amount not to exceed $15,000 and approving a 2021 Engineering Department Fund Transfer and Amending the 2021 Capital Improvement Program.
Sponsors: Public Works Committee
Attachments: 1. Res_R-2021-0581, 2. Crowley Epoxy quote 8-27-21, 3. Century Fence quote 9-2-21, 4. Res_R-2021-0581 - SIGNED
Title
Resolution relative to accepting the proposal of Crowley Construction Corporation to install railroad crossing pavement marking for an amount not to exceed $15,000 and approving a 2021 Engineering Department Fund Transfer and Amending the 2021 Capital Improvement Program.

Body
WHEREAS, Wisconsin Stat. ? 86.12 requires railroad companies to repave and repair the area between their tracks and the area within four feet of their tracks at a crossing. Specifically, "all railroad companies ... shall keep the surface of the crossings ... in good condition and repair for highway travel", and

WHEREAS, the OCR issued final orders on Docket 9040-RX-1378 on August 6, 2021 which not only directed UPRR to repair and replace the four rough railroad crossing surfaces but also directed the City to install and maintain proper signing and marking per the MUTCD at each crossing by October 15, 2021 as well, and

WHEREAS, additional funds are needed in 2021 to meet the City's obligation to comply with the OCR Final Orders by installing signing and pavement marking, and

WHEREAS, On November 17, 2020 the Common Council approved the 2021 Capital Improvement Program and approved the funding in R-2020-0727, and

WHEREAS, the railroad crossing pavement marking is in need of funding in 2021 to comply with the OCR Final Orders. The funding amount required is $15,000.

WHEREAS, The City Engineer has identified other projects in the 2021 Capital Improvement Program budget with excess funds that can be used to fund these additions. The projects proposed to be used to transfer their excess funding are:

1. 86th Street = $7,500
2. Dakota Street = $7,500

WHEREAS, staff is recommending approval to utilize available Capital Project Fund Balances in account number 350-6008-531.31-01 (Streets) to pay for the amounts that need to be paid from the budgeted amount for 2021 Capital Projects.

WHEREAS, the Engineering Department has solicited quotes from multiple firms to complete the paveme...

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