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File #: 20-1790   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Amendment No. 02 to the Public Transportation Grant Agreement ("PTGA") between the Florida Department of Transportation ("FDOT") and Broward County, increasing FDOT's participation by $1,000,000 for expenses relating to pre-construction and construction phases of the Port Everglades' Dredging and Widening Project, requiring a 50% match of $1,000,000 from Broward County, and effective upon execution by FDOT; authorize the County Administrator to take necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the grant; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same.
Sponsors: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT, Glenn Wiltshire
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement Summary, 2. Exhibit 2 - Dredging and Widening Project PTGA Amendment No. 02, 3. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Jonathan Daniels
Department: Port Everglades Division: Director's Office

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Amendment No. 02 to the Public Transportation Grant Agreement ("PTGA") between the Florida Department of Transportation ("FDOT") and Broward County, increasing FDOT's participation by $1,000,000 for expenses relating to pre-construction and construction phases of the Port Everglades' Dredging and Widening Project, requiring a 50% match of $1,000,000 from Broward County, and effective upon execution by FDOT; authorize the County Administrator to take necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the grant; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same.

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Why Action is Necessary
Broward County Board of County Commissioners ("Board") approval is required for the execution of Public Transportation Grant Agreements with the Florida Department of Transportation

What Action Accomplishes
Provides additional funding for the pre-construction and construction phases of the Port Everglades' Dredging and Widening Project.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

This item supports the Broward County Board of County Commissioners' ("Board") Value of "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses" and the Goal to "Increase the economic strength and impact of revenue-generating County enterprises balancing economic, environmental, and community needs."

The state of Florida has identified the Port Everglades Dredging and Widening Project as a high priority to encourage funds flow for the project. A Joint Participation Agreement ("JPA") between Broward County and the Florida Department of Transportation (Financial Project No. 433414-1-94-02) for State partial funding of costs associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engi...

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