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File #: RES-21:074    Version: 1 Name: TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AID RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR THE FY21 RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM (RTP) FROM THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/5/2021 In control: Finance & Administration Council Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AID RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR THE FY21 RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM (RTP) FROM THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Sponsors: Grants, Parks & Recreation
Indexes: Grant
Attachments: 1. 05.11.2021 Rec Trails FY21 RTP Budget
Related files: CON-1210

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RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE WILLINGNESS OF THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS TO UTILIZE FEDERAL-AID RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JONESBORO GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR THE FY21 RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM (RTP) FROM THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

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WHEREAS, the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas understands Federal-aid Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds are available at 80% federal participation and 20% local match to construct pedestrian walking and running trail at Southside Park; and

 

WHEREAS, the total project cost is $277,085, and the City of Jonesboro is requesting $221,668 in RTP funding and will provide a local match of $55,417; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas understands that Federal-aid Funds are available for this project on a reimbursable basis, requiring work to be accomplished and proof of payment prior to actual monetary reimbursement; and

 

WHEREAS, the use of federal funding requires this project to be open and available for use by the general public and maintained by the applicant for the life of the project.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS THAT:

 

SECTION 1: The Jonesboro City Council supports the submission of the 2021 application to the Recreational Trails Program to construct a pedestrian walking and running trail at Southside Park, and

 

SECTION 2: The Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized by the City Council for the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas to execute all necessary documents to effectuate the application; and

 

SECTION 3: The City of Jonesboro, Arkansas will participate in accordance with its designated responsibility, including maintenance of this project.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 18TH DAY OF MAY, 2021.