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File #: 20-0015    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 2/4/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider Approving the Parking and Public Improvements Commission's Recommendation to Incorporate Proposed Crosswalk Enhancements into New or Ongoing Projects as Part of the City's Capital Improvements Plan and Pursue Funding Opportunities (Community Development Director Tai and Public Works Director Katsouleas). APPROVE
Attachments: 1. PPIC Staff Report and Attachments - September 26, 2019, 2. PPIC Minutes - September 26, 2019, 3. Candidate Location Ranking List
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Carrie Tai, AICP, Community Development Director
Stephanie Katsouleas, P.E., Public Works Director
Erik Zandvliet, T.E., City Traffic Engineer

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Approving the Parking and Public Improvements Commission's Recommendation to Incorporate Proposed Crosswalk Enhancements into New or Ongoing Projects as Part of the City's Capital Improvements Plan and Pursue Funding Opportunities (Community Development Director Tai and Public Works Director Katsouleas).
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that City Council consider the Parking and Public Improvements Commission recommendation to incorporate proposed crosswalk enhancements into new or ongoing projects as part of the City's Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) and direct staff to pursue funding opportunities as they become available.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Staff has identified 14 Phase 1 crosswalk enhancements that can be implemented for approximately $100,000. These projects can be funded through the City's Non-Motorized Transportation project budget, which reserves $100,000 per year for various pedestrian and bicycle-related capital projects. In addition, $79,748 that was earmarked for the Veterans Parkway Pedestrian Access Master Plan in the CIP Fund could be re-appropriated toward design and construction costs for pedestrian improvements.

There are 24 Phase 2 crosswalk enhancements that will require additional outreach and evaluation, as well as separate engineering design and construction contracts. Some of these enhancements can be incorporated into planned capital projects, while others would be stand-alone capital projects.

Staff will bring both Phase 1 and Phase 2 pedestrian projects forward for discussion as part of the CIP review and budget adoption process.

BACKGROUND:
The City Council has made pedes...

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