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File #: 21070    Version: 0 Name: Watershed study Phase II
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2022 In control: Land Use Committee
On agenda: 10/17/2022 Final action: 10/24/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute a Supplemental Agreement to the Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council to participate in the second phase of the Little Blue River Watershed Feasibility Study, at no cost to the County for 2022 and a total cost to the County in the amount of $244,444.00.
Sponsors: Tony Miller
Indexes: LITTLE BLUE, MARC, SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. 21070bu.pdf, 2. 21070adopted.pdf, 3. 21070 Mid-America Regional Council.pdf
Related files: 20735
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Executive to execute a Supplemental Agreement to the Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council to participate in the second phase of the Little Blue River Watershed Feasibility Study, at no cost to the County for 2022 and a total cost to the County in the amount of $244,444.00.

Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 21070, October 17, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Tony Miller, County Legislator


Body
WHEREAS, by Resolution 20735, dated August 9, 2021, the Legislature authorized the County Executive to execute an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to participate the first phase of the Little Blue River Watershed Feasibility Study, at an actual cost to the County in the amount of $9,469.00

WHEREAS, with the execution of this Agreement, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a study to identify key areas that required further, in-depth investigation and analysis along the entire length of the Little Blue River and its tributaries in Jackson County; and,

WHEREAS, upon completion of Phase I, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers developed a project scope, including preliminary engineering analysis, the project schedule, and the long-term project budget in partnership with participating communities and MARC; and,

WHEREAS, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed Phase II of the cost-share study to identify mitigation and restoration strategies related to ongoing flooding and degradation happening along the entire length of the Little Blue River and its tributaries; and,

WHEREAS, the funds for Phase II of the study will be available from a federal grant in the amount of $1,475,000.00 secured by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and from local governments in the watershed participating in the study as stakeholders, in amounts determined by their owned land area within the watershed, at a total cost of $2,9...

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