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.�aW N Ofi <br />tos Ga�o� COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />DATE: JULY 24, 2012 <br />MEETING DATE: 08/06/12 <br />ITEM NO: I <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL � <br />FROM: GREG LARSON, TOWN MANAGER //P ^ <br />SUBJECT: PPW JOB NO. 11 -09 — LARK AVENUE TRAFFIC SIGNAL <br />IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 471 -812 -0116 <br />AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CERTIFICATE OF <br />ACCEPTANCE AND NOTICE OF COMPLETION ACCEPTING THE WORK <br />OF TENNYSON ELECTRIC INC. AND AUTHORIZE RECORDING BY THE <br />CLERK ADMINISTRATOR. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Authorize the Town Manager to execute a Certificate of Acceptance and Notice of Completion <br />accepting the work of Tennyson Electric Inc. and authorize recording by the Clerk <br />Administrator. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The Town's adopted FY 2011/12 — 2015/16 Capital Irnprovement Program (CIP) Budget <br />designates funding for various infrastructure repair and replacement projects. This is consistent <br />with the Town's goals to improve public safety and to improve the quality of Town streets. <br />The improvements to the intersection of Lark Avenue and University Avenue have been under <br />consideration by the Town for several years. The need for this intersection improvement has <br />been highlighted as a result of the increase in development projects in the general vicinity. <br />Engineering studies analyzing the traffic flow and operation of Lark Avenue and University <br />Avenue intersection have confirmed the need for installation of a new traffic signal at this <br />intersection. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />This project has installed a new traffic signal system at this intersection along with sidewalk and <br />ADA ramp construction at the corners of the intersection. There is also updated striping and <br />signage to enhance vehicular and pedestrian safety at this intersection as part of this project. This <br />PREPARED BY: TODD CAPURSO <br />Director of Parks and Public Works <br />Reviewed by: (S) Assistant Town Manager *Town Attorney - finance <br />N:\ PPW\ MANAGEMENT \COUNCIL \COUNCIL REPORTS\2012 Reports\Aug 6 \11 -09. Lark. Signal .Tennyson.Final.Acceptance.doex <br />