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SOWN Op MEETING DATE: 09/07/10 <br />= ITEM NO: <br />•~~• <br />~`~.~. <br />!ps GASES COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />DATE: AUGUST 26, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL ~//~~ f? <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER ,~" <br />SUBJECT: PPW JOB NO. 10-OS -BLOSSOM HILL ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT <br />(CHERRY BLOSSOM LANE TO CAMINO DEL CERRO) 471-812-0111 <br />AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO EXECUTE A PROFESSIONAL <br />ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BKF ENGINEERS <br />INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $87,877. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Authorize the Town Manager to execute a professional engineering design services agreement <br />with BKF Engineers Inc. in an amount not to exceed $87,877. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The adopted Capital Irnprovement Program (CIP) for FY 2010/11 - 2014/15 designates funding <br />for various infrastructure improvement projects for the purpose of improving and enhancing the <br />quality of life in the community. The Blossom Hill Road improvements are one of the projects <br />included in the Town's CIP. This project will allow for the widening of Blossom Hill Road <br />between Cherry Blossom Lane and Camino del Cerro, the reconfiguring of crosswalks at <br />Blossom Hill and Cherry Blossom, and the installation of sidewalks and bicycle lanes along <br />Blossom Hill Road. The FY 2010/11 Capital Budget designates funding in the amount of <br />$90,000 for the design of these improvements. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />Blossom Hill Road is a major arterial road in the Town, and is the primary east-west connection <br />to San Jose and the neighboring communities. Additionally, it is the direct access route to <br />Blossom Hill Elementary School and Fisher Middle School. The section of Blossonn Hill Road <br />from Santa Cruz Avenue to Cherry Blossom Lane has already been improved with standard <br />roadway width, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes, and is within Town limits. <br />~ __ <br />PREPARED BY: TODD CAPURSO <br />Director of Parks and Public <br />Reviewed by: ~_Assistaut Town Manager ~~'Ifown Attorney <br />Clerk Administrator ~~ finance Community Development <br />