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File #: 20-356    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action Items
File created: 5/26/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Albemarle County 2020 Smart Scale Applications
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Smart Scale Resolution, 2. Att.B - Project Summaries
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AGENDA DATE: 6/17/2020

Albemarle County 2020 Smart Scale Applications

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Resolution in Support of the Smart Scale Project Applications in Albemarle County

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Kamptner, Filardo, Rapp, McDermott

PRESENTER (S): Kevin McDermott


REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The Smart Scale grant program is the primary method for funding large-scale transportation projects in the State. The Program provides State and Federal funds for the design/engineering, right-of-way, and construction of transportation projects and runs on a biennial cycle. On its April 1, 2020 consent agenda, the Board previously reviewed this list of proposed projects as part of the Albemarle County Transportation Priorities Update Report. A requirement of the Smart Scale application is a Resolution of Support for the applications from the local governing body. This Resolution is due with the application submittal on August 3, 2020.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Infrastructure Investment: Prioritize, plan, and invest in critical infrastructure that responds to past and future changes and improves the capacity to serve community needs.

DISCUSSION: Albemarle County has a four-application limit, but the Thomas Jefferson Planning Commission and the Charlottesville-Albemarle Metropolitan Planning Organization are each allowed to submit four applications as well. Because no other jurisdictions in the planning district requested projects on their behalf, there will be eleven applications for projects within Albemarle County, including the one for the primary elements that make up the Hydraulic Road improvement package.

The proposed Smart Scale applications for the FY 2019 Cycle, as further detailed in Attachment B, are:

Submitted by Albemarle County:
1. Old Lynchburg Road/5th Street Extended/County Office Building Intersection Improvements
2. US 250 Pantops Corri...

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