Series 101 2000 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 101-496 Ord. 16604; Authorizing Application of Transit Operating and Capital Assistance Grants
Ordinance No. 16604 Council
Bill No. B 297-00
authorizing the City Manager to apply to the United States Department of Transportation and the
Missouri Department of Transportation for transit operating and capital assistance grants;
authorizing the Public Works Director to furnish information; authorizing the City Manager to
execute certifications and assurances; authorizing the City Manager to execute grant agreements;
authorizing electronic filings; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
WHEREAS, the City of Columbia operates a municipal transit system; and
WHEREAS, Section 5307 and Section 5309, Title 49 of the United States Code (U.S.C.)
authorize the Secretary of Transportation to provide grants for mass transportation projects; and
WHEREAS, if the City receives a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation,
contract for financial assistance will impose certain obligations upon the City, including the
obligation to provide the local share of project costs; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions or Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the filing of applications for assistance under
Title 53 U.S.C. requires an applicant to provide assurances that it will comply with Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Department of Transportation's requirements under Title 53
WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation administers Federal Transit
Administration Section 5307 and Section 5309 funding.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA,
MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The City Manager is authorized to apply to
the U.S. Department of
Transportation and the Missouri Department of Transportation, on behalf of the City of
Columbia, for operating and capital assistance grants to aid in financing the Citys transit
SECTION 2. The Public Works Director or the Directors appointed
designee, acting as the
City Managers representative, is authorized to furnish any additional information required by
the Department of Transportation in conjunction with the grant application and management.
SECTION 3. The City Manager is authorized to execute and file with the Federal
Administration and the Missouri Department of Transportation the required certifications and
assurances and any other documents required by the U.S. Department of Transportation to satisfy
the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
SECTION 4. The City Manager is authorized to execute a grant agreement
with the U.S.
Department of Transportation, on behalf of the City of Columbia, for aid in financing transit
operations and capital improvements. The City Manager is further authorized to execute
supplemental grant agreements for additional grants that may become available during the
current federal fiscal year.
SECTION 5. The Public Works Director or the Directors appointed
designee is authorized to
review and submit electronically to the Federal Transit Administration grant applications,
quarterly reports, and any other required information.
SECTION 6. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after
PASSED this 18th day of September, 2000.