Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1034    Version: 1 Name: FY23 CMAP Planning Liaison: Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
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. 22-1034 Intergovernmental Agreement, CMAP, 2. 22-1034 Resolution, Council of Mayors

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 the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (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 2023, which begins July 1, 2022, the allocation to the LCDOT will be $179,788.98 to cover the scope of services that CMAP describes in its agreement.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

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

 

WHEREAS, Lake County must enter into a grant agreement with CMAP to receive these “PL” funds in the amount of $179,788.98; and

 

WHEREAS, CMAP and Lake County are now desirous of entering into a grant agreement, stating the terms and conditions by which Lake County will provide transportation planning activities for the LCCOM.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk, and the County Engineer be authorized, and are hereby directed to execute a “PL” grant agreement and any future revisions thereto with CMAP. The County Engineer shall transmit, in writing, the final “PL” grant agreement and/or revised “PL” grant agreement to be executed by the County Board Chair and the County Clerk.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said “PL” contract be administered in accordance with Section 5-205.2 of the Illinois Highway Code without further Lake County Board action.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on August 9, 2022.