Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0471    Version: 1 Name: PW/DHHS - Caltrans Active Transportation Program
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $225,000, offset by grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program; Increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $225,000, offset by transfer of grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program from the Capital Grant Fund; and Increase appropriations in the Health Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $543,000, offset by grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program. (District 1)
Sponsors: Public Works, Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 050322-C-11sr.pdf, 2. 050322-C-11 Corresp. Gleason.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $225,000, offset by grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program;

Increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $225,000, offset by transfer of grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program from the Capital Grant Fund; and

Increase appropriations in the Health Fund Group in the Health and Human Services Department by $543,000, offset by grant funds from the California Department of Transportation Cycle 5 Active Transportation Program. (District 1)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department and in Health Grants Fund Group in Health and Human Services Department for the environmental and non-infrastructure phases of the Downtown Walkable Corners Project (Project).

On May 31, 2016, the City Manager executed a Master Agreement with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) under the authority of Resolution No. RES-07-0097, formalizing the terms and conditions of the administration of federal-aid projects. The Agreement specified each agency’s role regarding the funding.

On March 24, 2021, the California Transportation Commission awarded the City of Long Beach (City) grant funding for the Project, which will include pedestrian improvements throughout Downtown Long Beach to improve walkability through the installation of pedestrian refuge islands and curb extensions. The project limits are from Magnolia Avenue to the west, Ocean Boulevard to the south, 7th Street to the north, and Alamitos Avenue to the east. It will include the installation of 171 concrete curb extensions and 19 pedestrian refuges with green infrastructure elements at selected intersections.

The grant from the Caltrans Cyc...

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