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City of'Tiffin, Iowa Resolution 2011-08 <br />A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF THE DESIGN PLANS TO THE IOWA <br />DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRAILS PHASE FOUR PROJECT STP -E- <br />7662(609) -8V-52 JOHNSON COUNTY AND THE APPROVAL OF TIF.FUNDS TO ASSIST IN THE <br />FINANCING OF PROJECT. <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of Tiffin, Iowa desires to extend the Trail System from the current location at <br />Jasper Avenue to continue east toward 1-380 Interstate along the north side of the Clear Creek on city owned <br />land. <br />WHEREAS, a hard surfaced paved trail with minimal grading requirements and minimal removal of trees for <br />the construction of said trail system as to not grossly disturb the surrounding area, and understand that grading <br />and construction can not begin prior to September 15, 2011, for the protection of the Indiana Bat, <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of Tiffin has requested the amount of $161,844 of Federal Funds to assist in <br />the planning, designing and construction of the said trail. <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of Tiffin desires to use TIF Funds to assist in the Project. <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of Tiffin has solicited Hart Frederick Consultants to design a plan of said <br />project. <br />THEREFORE,`IT IS NOW AGREED the City of Tiffin, Iowa will now approve the Design Plan for the Trails <br />Phase Four Project and will instruct Hart Frederick Consultants to submit the plans to the Iowa Department of <br />Transportation and the City of Tiffin will await for approval to proceed with the grading and construction of trail.. <br />The City Council of Tiffin, Iowa does authorize the use of TIF Funds to finance in part the, planning, designing, <br />legal fees and construction of said Project. <br />Motion made by Councilperson Jim Bartels seconded by Councilperson Chris Ball to adopt and approve <br />Resolution 2011-08. <br />AYES: Chris Ball, Jim Bartels, Mark Petersen, Travis Weipert <br />NAY: None <br />ABSENT: Mike Gericke <br />Whereupon four votes having voted Aye, Mayor Phillips declared the Resolution A RESOLUTION TO <br />APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF THE DESIGN PLANS TO THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF <br />TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRAILS PHASE FOUR PROJECT STP -E -7662(609)-8V-52 <br />JOHNSON COUNTY AND THE APPROVAL OF TIF FUNDS TO ASSIST IN THE FINANCING OF <br />PROJECT be adopted and signified his approval of the same by affixing his signature thereto. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 9t" day of 2011. <br />SIGNED: <br />MaW of Tiv, , Iowa <br />Attes <br />Cit Clerk of aTiffin, Iowa <br />