Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-503; Ord. 17447; Authorizing Application of Transit Operating and Capital Assistance Grants w/MO Highway and Transportation Commission
Ordinance No. 17447 Council
Bill No. B 313-02
authorizing the City Manager to apply to the United States Department of Transportation and the
Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission/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 Highway and Transportation Commission/Missouri Department
Transportation administers Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 and Section 5309
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
Transportation and the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission/Missouri Department
of Transportation, on behalf of the City of Columbia, for operating and capital assistance grants
to aid in financing the Citys transit operations.
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 Transit
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 its passage.
PASSED this 16th day of September, 2002.