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File #: RES 17-1820    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
Final action: 11/14/2017
Title: Pertaining to an Operations and Maintenance Agreement with Metropolitan Council defining the roles and responsibilities with respect to the operation and maintenance of the Light Rail Transit within the LRT Work Zone.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution 17-1820, 3. Operations and Maintenance Agreement

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Pertaining to an Operations and Maintenance Agreement with Metropolitan Council defining the roles and responsibilities with respect to the operation and maintenance of the Light Rail Transit within the LRT Work Zone.

 

 

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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council has constructed the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit, a metropolitan electric railway system with the ability to operate short trains along rights-of-way between Downtown Minneapolis and Downtown St. Paul (the “LRT”); and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 473.411 the Metropolitan Council owns and operates the LRT on City streets and County roadways; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul owns and maintains infrastructure within the LRT Work Zone defined as on, over or under a street that crosses at-grade within twelve (12) feet of each side of the center line of each track; and

 

WHEREAS, the parties wish to define roles and responsibilities with respect to the operation and maintenance of the LRT within the LRT Work Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes Chapters 471 and 473 and other applicable statutes, authorize the parties to enter into this Agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, the assistant city attorney has approved said Operations and Maintenance Agreement as to form; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul hereby approves the Operations and Maintenance Agreement with the Metropolitan Council defining the roles and responsibilities of each party with respect to the operation and maintenance of the Light Rail Transit within the LRT Work Zone, and that the proper officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute said Agreement on behalf of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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