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File #: 19-1144    Name: Resolution NVTA Standard Project Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/17/2018 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/23/2018 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the City to Execute a Standard Project Agreement with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) for Five Projects Receiving FY 2018 to FY 2023 70% Funds. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 19-1144_Attachment 1 - Resolution to Execute, 2. 19-1144_Attachment 2 - Sample Standard Project Agreement, 3. 19-1144_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 17, 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 Authorizing the City to Execute a Standard Project Agreement with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) for Five Projects Receiving
FY 2018 to FY 2023 70% Funds. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a resolution authorizing the City to Execute a Standard Project Agreement with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) for Five Projects Receiving FY 2018 to FY 2023 70% Funds.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Adopt the attached resolution (Attachment 1), approving the execution of NVTA project agreements for the five projects receiving FY 2018 to FY 2023 Six Year Program 70% funds totaling $27,478,652 for the City: and

2. Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute all future updates to these five standard project agreements (Attachment 2) with the NVTA.

BACKGROUND: In April 2013, House Bill 2313 was signed into law, levying additional taxes and a fee in Planning Districts that met population, motor vehicle registration and transit ridership criteria. As of July 1, 2013, only the Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads Planning Districts met these criteria. The additional revenues generated in Northern Virginia through these new taxes and fees are deposited into a fund managed by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Thirty percent of the funds have been and will continue to be distributed directly to member localities for use on transportation projects; the remaining 70% of the funds are being, or will be, distributed by NVTA and used for regional transportation projects. Previously, City Council has authorized application to NVTA for specific projects. NVTA subsequently prioritized all regional project requests and have approved the...

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