Section 110-549; Res. 244-09; Expressing the support of the City of Columbia for Boone County’s application for infrastructure improvements to the Route B corridor


Council Bill No. R 244-09

     A RESOLUTION

expressing the support of the City of Columbia for Boone County’ s application for infrastructure improvements to the Route B corridor.

    WHEREAS, the Route B corridor area is a core regional employment district which is home to many of mid-Missouri’ s largest employers; and

    WHEREAS, the mid-Missouri region will benefit from continued long-term employment development in this corridor; and

    WHEREAS, the City of Columbia believes that making investments in Missouri’ s infrastructure to serve industrial areas is a positive allocation of transportation funds, especially given the need for the creation of new jobs to strengthen the United States and local economy.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The City of Columbia expresses its support for Boone County’ s application for transportation infrastructure improvements to the Route B corridor from a Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  

    SECTION 2.    The Mayor is authorized to express the City’ s support for Boone County’ s application to the Secretary of Transportation.

    ADOPTED this 5th day of October, 2009.