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File #: 22-178    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2022 Departments: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
On agenda: 3/8/2022 Final action: 3/8/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. to develop the North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing and Community Connections Study for a term of March 8, 2022 through September 30, 2024, in an amount not to exceed $550,000.
Attachments: 1. 20220308_r_North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing Study Consultant Agreement, 2. 20220308_a_North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing Study Consultant Agreement.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Carolyn Bloede, Director, Office of Sustainability
Subject: Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. to develop the North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing and Community Connections Study

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. to develop the North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing and Community Connections Study for a term of March 8, 2022 through September 30, 2024, in an amount not to exceed $550,000.

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BACKGROUND:
On February 12, 2021, the County of San Mateo submitted a Sustainable Communities grant application for the preparation of the North Fair Oaks Bicycle and Pedestrian Railroad Crossing and Community Connections Study (Study) to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for their Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program statewide competitive funding call for projects. On June 22, 2021, Caltrans announced the grant award for the Study and on August 3, 2021 this Board adopted Resolution No. 078353 accepting the grant funds in the amount of $356,163 under the Transportation Planning Grant Program.

DISCUSSION:
The purpose of this Study is to assess concept designs that will result in the selection of a community preferred alternative for a new bicycle and pedestrian grade-separated crossing of the Caltrain tracks in North Fair Oaks. The Study will also identify bicycle and pedestrian enhancements on local streets that will link the crossing to key destinations within the neighborhoods on both sides of the tracks within the Study area. The Study area is bounded by Middlefield Road to the north, 5th Avenue to the east, El Camino Real to the south and the border with Redwood City to the west in North Fair Oaks. It will build upon recommendations from the 2011 North Fair Oaks Community Plan...

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