RESOLUTION NO. __________
WHEREAS, the City of Biloxi is in need of obtaining information for the redevelopment of coastal property on Highway 90, more specifically the area between Debuys Road and Rodenberg Avenue; and
WHEREAS, a Traffic Operations and Access Analysis is planned for this area through the partnership of the City of Biloxi, Gulf Regional Planning Commission (GRPC) and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT); and
WHEREAS, Gulf Regional Planning Commission, at its July 27, 2005, meeting approved and authorized the execution of a contract with Neel Schaffer Engineers to perform the Traffic Operations and Access Analysis; and
WHEREAS, the total cost of the plan will be $149,550.00, with the cost to be shared by GRPC at 40% (for an amount of $59,820.00), MDOT at 40% (for an amount of $59,820.00), and the City of Biloxi at 20% (for an amount of $29,910.00); and
WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of Mayor A. J. Holloway, to authorize payment in the amount of $29,910.00 to Gulf Regional Planning Commission as the City’s share for the preparation of the Traffic Operations and Access Analysis; and
WHEREAS, funding is available in the FY 2004-2005 Community Development Department Budget, line item 01311-6432, namely Other Professional Services;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, THAT:
SECTION ONE: The findings, conclusions and statements of fact contained in the foregoing preamble are hereby adopted, ratified, and incorporated herein.
SECTION TWO: The City of Biloxi hereby agrees to fund 20% of the cost of the Traffic Operations and Access Analysis to be performed by Neel Schaffer Engineers through its contract with Gulf Regional Planning Commission in the amount of $29,910.00.
SECTION THREE: Funds in the amount of $29,910.00 are available in the FY 2004-2005 Community Development Department Budget, line item 01311-6432, namely Other Professional Services.