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File #: RES 22-1240    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Pertaining to Amendment #1 to Subordinate Funding Agreement #2 with Metropolitan Council to provide reimbursement for costs incurred from water system upgrades during the Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Project.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Amendment #1 to Subordinate Funding Agreement #2, 3. Resolution 22-1240
Title
Pertaining to Amendment #1 to Subordinate Funding Agreement #2 with Metropolitan Council to provide reimbursement for costs incurred from water system upgrades during the Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Project.


Body
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council (the “Council”) intended to award a contract for the construction of its Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Project (the “Project”), a new transit line connecting the east metropolitan area along a ten-mile route with service between Saint Paul and Woodbury; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul (the “Board”) owns and operates certain water facilities presently located within the limits of the Project; and

WHEREAS, the Board has identified portions of its water facilities within the project area in need of upgrade and wishes the construction of such upgrades be performed as part of the Project; and

WHEREAS, on February 11, 2020, the Board approved a Master Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Council to provide for reimbursement of water facility work within the Project; and

WHEREAS, said Master Funding Agreement specified that the parties intend to address the exact amount of said reimbursements by execution of future Subordinate Funding Agreements; and

WHEREAS, on May 10, 2022, the Board approved Subordinate Funding Agreement #2 (“SFA #2”) with the Council to provide reimbursement by the Board to the Council for costs incurred in the construction of requested upgrades to the Board’s water system generally located under Hudson Road, starting at the Plum Street/Bates Avenue intersection, and continuing eastward to a point approximately 185 feet east of Frank Street in an amount not to exceed $958,609.16; and

WHEREAS, the Council awarded the civil construction contract (the “Contract”) for the Project on July 13, 2022 to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, updated the engineer’s estimate for the work in SFA #2, and provided that updated total to the Board; and

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