M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 6/11/2019 - Resolution No. 5096-06-2019

DATE: 6/11/2019 REFERENCE NO.: **G-19552 LOG NAME: 20TRAFFIC SIGNAL COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT AMENDMENT 1
CODE: G TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Execution of Amendment No. 1 to an Advance Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for Purchase and Installation of Traffic Signal Communication Equipment for the Regional Traffic Signal Retiming Project (CSC No. 52111) to Increase the Number of Locations from 33 to 140 at no Additional Cost (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council adopt the attached Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 1 to City Secretary Contract No. 52111, an Advance Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Purchase and Installation of Traffic Signal Communication Equipment for the Regional Traffic Signal Retiming Project, to increase the number of locations from 33 to 140.

 
DISCUSSION:

The purpose of this M& C is to adopt a Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 1 to a Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the Purchase and Installation of Traffic Signal Communication Equipment for the Regional Traffic Signal Retiming Project throughout the City (CSC No. 52111). The amendment allows the city to take advantage of the previously allocated funds to procure and install communication equipment at 107 more signalized intersections, an increase from 33 to 140. The communication equipment will enable staff to monitor and manage traffic remotely, thus eliminating unnecessary trips to the field and quicker response to issues regarding traffic flows and failed traffic signals and compliments existing equipment. The attached is the map and listing of locations.

A Form 1295 is not required for this contract because:  This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education: TXDOT

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that funds were previously appropriated and that this M&C will have no impact on existing funds.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Susan Alanis (8180)
Originating Department Head:
Steve Cooke (5134)
Additional Information Contact:
Tanya Brooks (7861)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  Map.pdf
  NCTCOG Communication Expansion Locations 1-3.pdf
  Resolution - Amend1 Upgrade Traffic Signals in FW(Rev5.21.19).docx