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File #: 170754.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2018 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 4/5/2018 Final action: 4/5/2018
Title: Traffic Engineering Services Agreement between the City of Gainesville and Alachua County for FY 2018 (B) This item is an agreement between the City of Gainesville (City) and Alachua County (County) for traffic engineering services in the amount of $205,199.60 in revenue to the City during FY18.
Attachments: 1. 170754A_Agreement-Alachua Traffic Signal Maintenance_20180215.pdf, 2. 170754B_FDOT Agreement_20180215.pdf
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Traffic Engineering Services Agreement between the City of Gainesville and Alachua County for FY 2018 (B)

This item is an agreement between the City of Gainesville (City) and Alachua County (County) for traffic engineering services in the amount of $205,199.60 in revenue to the City during FY18.

Explanation

Since September 22, 1998, the City of Gainesville and Alachua County have entered into similar annual agreements for maintenance of traffic signals and traffic engineering services. The last major revision was on February 26, 2008.

Under terms of the current agreement, the City of Gainesville maintains and operates all traffic signals, flashing school beacons, and flashing warning beacons in the unincorporated area of Alachua County for a negotiated fee based on the number of traffic signals in the unincorporated area of Alachua County. The rates were established in 2008, with a negotiated increase based on the number of traffic signals and annual CPI (Consumer Price Index) increment.

This future agreement allows expansion of other electrified traffic control devices and intelligent transportation system devices, consistent with the agreements by various traffic signal maintaining agencies throughout the state, with Florida Department of Transportation. It also aligns the reimbursement rates as published by the Florida Department of Transportation.

The reimbursement cost per traffic signal will decrease to be consistent with Florida Department of Transportation rates as published by FDOT form 750-010-22, exhibit B. The decrease will be partially offset by other reimbursable traffic control and system devices such as Intersection control Beacons (ICB), Pedestrian Flashing Beacon (PFB), Travel Time Detector (TTD), Speed Activated Warning Devices/Blank Out Signs (SAWD/BOS). Long-term reimbursements are projected to be at par or better than the current agreement since other traffic control and system devices will be reimbursable and consisten...

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