It is recommended that the Coalinga City Council Authorize the City Manager to Execute City Engineering Task Orders for Construction Engineering and Design Engineering for the Polk Street Rehabilitation Project (5th to Elm Ave SR198) Funded by the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG).
Federal and State Transportation funds for STBG are allocated through a competitive grant process from the Fresno COG every two years. The City of Coalinga received funds for one priority project (Polk Street Reconstruction from 5th to Elm Ave).
This project will reconstruction Polk Street from Elm Avenue (SR 198) to Fifth Street (SR 33). The project will pulverize the existing AC pavement, grade the base material, remove existing concrete improvements, install ADA compliant curb ramps, sidewalks, AC pavement, traffic striping, traffic signage, and adjust existing utility lids.
The City of Coalinga has $578,000 budget for this project under the STBG program ($396,000 grant funds & $182,000 STBG Lifeline Funds).
The City Engineering Task Orders are attached for the City Councils review. The design engineering task order is not to exceed $65,500 and the construction engineering task order is not to exceed $65,800. Both of these tasks are funded by the grant proceeds.
V. FISCAL IMPACT:
Both task orders are eligible expenses under the grant and will be paid from proceeds of the grant.