Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1519    Version: 1 Name: FY2021 Native Landscape: Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $144,800 of Matching Tax funds for contract documents, inspections, and maintenance of native landscape areas along various County highways.

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Joint resolution appropriating $144,800 of Matching Tax funds for contract documents, inspections, and maintenance of native landscape areas along various County highways.

 

Staff Summary

                     The County has planted native landscape areas for various projects on the County highway system that require routine inspection and maintenance and are included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 21-00000-14-GM.

                     The contract documents and inspection work will be done by a consultant, while the maintenance will be completed by a contractor through the formal letting process.

                     Before a project letting can be held, an appropriation of $144,800 of Matching Tax funds is needed.

 

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R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, in recent years, improvements have been completed along various County highways, including the planting of native landscape areas; and

                     

WHEREAS, it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the motoring public if the native landscape areas along these County highways are properly maintained; and

 

WHEREAS, the native landscape contract documents and inspection will be done by a consultant and maintenance will be completed by a contractor; and

 

WHEREAS, specifications and estimates of cost for this Fiscal Year 2021 native landscape maintenance project have been completed and are now ready to proceed to a contract letting; and

 

WHEREAS, before a letting can be held, an appropriation of funds is needed.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that there is hereby appropriated $144,800 of Matching Tax funds for the inspection and maintenance of the native landscape along various County highways, and designated as Section 21-00000-14-GM.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on November 10, 2020.