Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1741    Version: 1 Name: Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study: IDOT Funding Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: Joint resolution providing for the receipt of a maximum of $469,600 State Planning and Research (SPR) federal planning funds reimbursement from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to Lake County for a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study and appropriating $770,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 19-1741 Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study IDOT Funding Agreement
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Joint resolution providing for the receipt of a maximum of $469,600 State Planning and Research (SPR) federal planning funds reimbursement from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to Lake County for a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study and appropriating $770,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will conduct a countywide Single Occupancy Reduction Study utilizing a consultant.
* IDOT will reimburse Lake County up to 80 percent of the study cost using SPR federal planning funds.
* Federal funds require a 20 percent local match which will be paid by Lake County.
* The estimated study cost is $592,490, with a maximum reimbursement of $469,600.
* The Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, at its meeting on January 9, 2019, discussed opportunities for grant funding during the Division of Transportation Director's Report. The Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee agreed with the recommendation to apply for grant opportunities to help fund the study.
* This study is included in the highway improvement program and planned to begin in early 2020, and designated as Section 18-00999-56-ES.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Lake County will conduct a countywide Single Occupancy Vehicle Reduction Study to develop travel demand management strategies applicable to Lake County that will reduce vehicle trips with only one person in the vehicle; and

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, at its meeting on January 9, 2019, agreed with the recommendation to apply for grant opportunities to help fund the study; and

WHEREAS, IDOT, using SPR federal planning funds, will reimburse Lake County up to 80 percent of the study cost; and

WHEREAS, the estimated study cost is $592,490, with a maximum reimbursement of $469,600; and

WHEREAS, IDOT and Lake County are now desirous of entering into an agreement, st...

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