Lake County, IL
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-1156    Version: 1 Name: SFY 2021 Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning: Planning Liaison Agreement
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 the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to provide transportation planning staff assistance for the Lake County Council of Mayors.
Attachments: 1. 20-1156 CMAP PL Agreement - LCCOM Resolution, 2. 20-1156 CMAP PL Agreement Draft
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to provide transportation planning staff assistance for the Lake County Council of Mayors.

Staff Summary
* Planning liaison funds are distributed yearly from the Federal Highway Administration to the Illinois Department of Transportation and then to CMAP.
* These funds help support transportation planning provided by the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) for the Lake County Council of Mayors (LCDOT staff positions).
* In State Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, which begins July 1, 2020, the allocation to the LCDOT will be $175,683.10 to cover the scope of services that CMAP describes in its agreement.

Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Section 104 of Chapter 1 of Subpart A of Title 23, United States Code, has authorized through the State of Illinois, Metropolitan Planning Funds, hereinafter referred to as "PL" funds, to carry out Section 134 of Chapter 1 of Subpart A of Title 23, United States Code; and

WHEREAS, the State of Illinois, by and through the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), makes this funding available to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), as the region's designated Metropolitan Planning Organization, for carrying out the responsibilities under Section 134 of Title 23 of the United States Code; and

WHEREAS, CMAP has determined a need for sub-regional transportation planning activities, and has allocated "PL" funds to the Lake County Council of Mayors (LCCOM) to be utilized for said planning activities; and

WHEREAS, the LCCOM and Lake County have determined that it is in their best interest to mutually cooperate in the coordination of transportation planning activities in Lake County; and

WHEREAS, the LCCOM has processed a resolution agreeing to reallocate their "PL" funds to the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) to retain transportation planning professionals to carry out various tasks; and

W...

Click here for full text