Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1154    Version: 1 Name: Butterfield Road Bike Path: Phase II Consultant Agreement and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with TranSystems Corporation, Schaumburg, Illinois, for professional engineering services to design a multi-use path along Butterfield Road, from the EJ&E Railroad to Gregg's Parkway, and to investigate the feasibility of a future path from Gregg's Parkway to Golf Road, at a maximum cost of $313,244, and appropriating $376,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-1154 Butterfield Bike Path Engineering Agreement, 2. 20-1154 Vendor Disclosure, TranSystems, 3. 20-1154 Location Map, Butterfield Road Bike Path
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Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with TranSystems Corporation, Schaumburg, Illinois, for professional engineering services to design a multi-use path along Butterfield Road, from the EJ&E Railroad to Gregg's Parkway, and to investigate the feasibility of a future path from Gregg's Parkway to Golf Road, at a maximum cost of $313,244, and appropriating $376,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The 2010 Non-Motorized Travel Study identified priority gaps for non-motorized facilities along County highways.
* A multi-use path gap was identified along Butterfield Road, from the EJ&E Railroad to Golf Road.
* As part of this contract, a new multi-use path will be designed from the EJ&E Railroad to Gregg's Parkway and the feasibility of a future path will be investigated from Gregg's Parkway to Golf Road.
* The Village of Vernon Hills has agreed to cost participate to help advance the improvement.
* A consulting firm will be utilized to provide these engineering services.
* Lake County selects professional engineering firms in accordance with the Local Government Professional Services Selection Act, 50 ILCS 510/1 et. seq.
* The selected firm has a satisfactory past relationship with the Lake County Division of Transportation.
* The selected, and recommended, firm is TranSystems Corporation, with a maximum cost of $313,244.
* This project is included in the transportation improvement program, and designated as Section 20-00137-18-BT.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Butterfield Road, County Highway 57, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, it would be beneficial for the safety and welfare of the traveling public if a multi-use path could be constructed along Butterfield Road, from the EJ&E Railroad to Gregg's Parkway; and

WHEREAS, it is recommended that a consultant engineering firm be employed to provide professional engineering services to design a multi-use path along Butterfield Road, ...

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