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File #: 170927.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 3/20/2018 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 4/19/2018 Final action: 4/19/2018
Title: Support for United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resource Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Grant (B) This item is a request for the City Commission's approval to accept a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Program.
Attachments: 1. 170927_Memo_20180419.pdf

Title

Support for United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resource Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Grant (B)

 

This item is a request for the City Commission's approval to accept a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Program.

 

Explanation

The NRCS will offer the City a grant to repair stormwater facilities damaged by flooding associated with Hurricane Irma.  The six projects include: Erosion Repair & Stabilization Turtle Ditch, 100 Block SE 24th St; Erosion Repair & Stabilization Duval Big Ditch, 2600 Block NE 11th Place; Erosion Repair & Stabilization Smokey Bear Ditch, 2600 Block NE 15th Street; Airport Industrial Park Creek Stabilization and tree removal, 4600 Block NE 48th Avenue; NW 8th Avenue at Hogtown Creek Sediment Removal, Loblolly Floodplain Debris Removal; and NW 53rd Avenue Ditch Stabilization, 3100 NW 53rd Avenue.

 

The construction projects must be completed within four months of execution of the grant agreement(s).  The work will be completed by contract labor.

 

Fiscal Note

The amount of the estimated construction cost is $1.5 million.  A 25% local match is required.  The local match will be allocated from the undesignated Stormwater Utility Fund balance.

 

Recommendation

The City Commission: 1) authorize the City Manager to enter into the grant agreement and to execute all related documents, subject to approval by the City Attorney as to form and legality; and 2) authorize the City Manager to enter into the appropriate emergency restoration contracts associated with this grant agreement subject to approval by the City Attorney as to form and legality.

 

 




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