The City of Monticello, Iowa
IN THE NAME AND BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MONTICELLO, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 2020-43
Preliminarily approving the Trail Project Plans and Specifications, authorization of publication of same seeking bids therefor and scheduling a Public Hearing on the Plans and Specs., form of Contract, and estimated total cost for the trail project for May 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
WHEREAS, the Council previously directed the City Engineer to prepare Plans and Specifications for a trail extension from the Highway 38 / Oak Street Bridge to the far entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, and
WHEREAS, the trail will provide a crossing to the new Monticello Middle School which is slated to open in the fall of 2020, and
WHEREAS, to stay on schedule with this project the project needs to get out to bidders at this time, with bids to be received by April 29, 2020 to be considered for approval by the City Council after a Public Hearing on the Plans and Specifications, Form of Contract, and estimated total cost to be held on May 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., and
WHEREAS, the Council finds that the extension of the trail as proposed will be beneficial to community recreation as a whole and also provide a safe access to and from the Middle School, and that the plans should, therefore, be approved and bids sought.
NOW, THEREFORE, It Is Resolved by the City Council of the City of Monticello, Iowa, that the final plans and specifications, form of contract, and cost estimate as prepared and presented by the City Engineer should be and are hereby preliminarily approved subject to final review after a Public Hearing which is hereby set for May 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the Great Seal for the City of Monticello, Iowa to be affixed. Done this 6th day of April, 2020.
Brian Wolken, Mayor
Sally Hinrichsen, City Clerk