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File #: 22-607   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Public Works - Highway Construction and Engineering Division
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Release and Indemnification Agreement, Permission to Enter Property, between Broward County and the Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. for traffic signal system improvements on Johnson Street intersections at Dixie Highway, Florida East Coast Railway and N 21st Avenue in the City of Hollywood, at an estimated cost of $43,518 to the County; and authorize Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission District 6)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Trevor M. A. Fisher
Department: Public Works Division: Highway Construction & Engineering

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Release and Indemnification Agreement, Permission to Enter Property, between Broward County and the Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. for traffic signal system improvements on Johnson Street intersections at Dixie Highway, Florida East Coast Railway and N 21st Avenue in the City of Hollywood, at an estimated cost of $43,518 to the County; and authorize Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission District 6)

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Why Action is Necessary
Board of County Commissioner's approval is required to enter into a legal agreement with the Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C.

What Action Accomplishes
Establishes the responsibilities of the County and the Florida East Coast Railway regarding the construction of traffic signal improvements on Johnson Street intersections at Dixie Highway, Florida East Coast Railway and N 21st Avenue in the City of Hollywood.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING DIVISION RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

On January 3, 1984, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution R-84-7 approving the Synchronization Agreement between Broward County, Florida East Coast Railway Company and the Florida Department of Transportation for synchronization of railroad devices with both existing and/or proposed traffic signal devices to clear highway traffic from the rail/highway grade crossing of Johnson Street upon the approach of trains.

As part of its capital improvement program, Broward County is replacing the aged, span-wire-supported traffic signal devices on the Johnson Street intersections at Dixie Highway, Florida East Coast Railway and N 21st Avenue with new, mast-arm-supported traffic signal devices. Other associated improveme...

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