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File #: 18-7807    Name: PYMIG Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/5/2018 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution for Modifications to the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Membership. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 18-7807_Attachment - Resolution PYMIG Reconstitution, 2. 18-7807_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 20, 2018

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Resolution for Modifications to the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Membership. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a Resolution for Modifications to the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG) membership.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council adopt the proposed resolution (Attachment) which revises the PYMIG membership.

BACKGROUND: Throughout the planning process for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station, citizen work groups have provided an important forum for community and stakeholder input. A Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was established in October 2008 and met through February 2010. In June 2011, the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was re-convened as PYMIG to assist in the review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and provide input to staff, the Transportation Commission, and the City Council through adoption of a Final EIS. In May 2015, when the City Council selected a locally preferred alternative, the Council also directed staff to modify PYMIG to ensure the group makeup, roles, and responsibilities were consistent with the design and construction phase of the project.

In May 2018, the City provided an update to PYMIG on changes to the project design, scope and budget due to increased labor and materials costs. Moving forward, the City will be facilitating a design process with the community and the to-be-selected design/build contractor that includes exploring options to enhance access from the south through modifications to the northern entrance. This outreach process will be coordinated through an amendment to the Development Special Use Permit (DSUP), which will include City Council appr...

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