Metropolis Council resolutions pave way for bike path challenge | Information, Athletics, Jobs

MARSHALL — The Marshall Town Council on Tuesday authorized two resolutions linked to the C Street/Southview Drive bicycle trail challenge.

In the initially resolution the city agreed to act as sponsoring agents for the bike trail job. The undertaking is looking for Transportation Solutions funding. Sponsorship features a willingness to secure and guarantee the neighborhood share of prices linked with the challenge.

The second resolution identified accountability for operation and routine maintenance for the challenge. If done, Marshall will presume duty for the procedure and servicing of the trail. These resolutions have been desired right before staff could comprehensive the grant application approach.

Minnesota Office of Transportation is currently soliciting for 2025 Transportation Alternate options grant apps. The grant is an 80-20 grant to match program that presents resources for pedestrian and bicycle amenities, historic preservation, Secure Routes to University, and a lot more.

For various several years there has been dialogue about offering a direct path hyperlink among the path at the intersection of C Road and Progress Push down to Southview Push. Marshall General public Educational institutions would partner with the city and protect the value of the path spur connecting to the university.

The motion to settle for the resolution was built by Councilor James Lozinski with a next from Councilor John DeCramer. The resolutions passed 6-1 with a no vote from Councilor Russ Labat.

This is the initially step in the grant application course of action. There is no fiscal effects from these resolutions. If the grant is awarded, the city will be notified in Spring 2021. City participation is $51,913.50 in money, with the Town also furnishing the providers for a grant application, undertaking layout, challenge permitting, and construction administration. These engineering services are valued at $65,975.60.

If awarded, the venture would commence in 2025.



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