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City of Independence
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BILL NO. 19-0171st R

Agenda Title:

19-017 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing approval of a purchase order with Traffic Control Corporation for the purchase of traffic signal controllers for the Independence Operation Green Light Controller Project (No. 70110704) for an amount not to exceed $118,990.00; and making project appropriations.
Recommendations:

Approval of the ordinance is recommended.
Executive Summary:

This ordinance would approve the purchase of 40 traffic signal controllers to replace outdated controllers at intersections connected to the Operation Green Light system. Independence is a partner in Operation Green Light, which is a regional traffic management system operated by the Mid-America Regional Council.  The controllers would be purchased from Traffic Control Corporation at a cost of $118,990.00.  There would be $95,100.00 in federal funds reimbursement toward this purchase through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality(CMAQ) Program.
Background:

This ordinance would approve a purchase of 40 traffic signal controllers from Traffic Control Corporation at a cost of $118,990.00.  The new signal controllers would replace old and outdated equipment on the Operation Green Light locations in Independence. Operation Green Light is a regional traffic operations and management system operated by the Mid-America Regional Council.  Independence is a partner in Operation Green Light.  A grant application for federal funding on this project was submitted and approved. There is an agreement for $95,100.00 in federal funding reimbursement on the equipment purchase. The federal funding is through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program. The City's Street Sales Tax Fund would provide the remaining project funding. The purchase would be made through the Missouri Cooperative Procurement Program contract number #60518KC0074.  The ordinance would appropriate the funds needed for the equipment purchase.  City staff would install the new equipment.


Fiscal Impact:

The ordinance would appropriate $95,100.00 from federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds and $25,000.00 in Street Sales Tax Funds to the Operation Green Light Project (No. 70110704).  A purchase order would be issued for $118,990.00 to make the equipment purchase.





Department:          Public WorksContact Person:          Tim Gramling


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Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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