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12/21/2021 02 Public Hearing relatng to the Transportation Benefit District; modifying the Transportation Improvements to be funded by the DistrictBUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 2. For Meeting of: December 21, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Public Hearing relating to the Transportation Benefit District; modifying the Transportation Improvements to be funded by the District SUBMITTED BY: Scott Schafer, Public Works Director- (509) 576-6411 SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The Yakima City Council set a public hearing date for December 21, 2021 to take public comment on possible amendments to the Transportation Benefit District (TBD) project list originally approved on March 21, 2017. This Public Hearing is to discuss amending the current TBD project list by potentially adding the following projects: • Intersection at 66th Ave. & Englewood - Cost to be determined as a Warrant Analysis needs to be conducted to determine what safety improvements may be necessary. • 40th Ave./Chestnut Intersection -Cost to be determined as an Engineering Study needs to be conducted first to determine what safety improvements may be necessary. • Nob Hill Blvd. (34th Ave to 44th Ave.) - Approximately $635,000; grind & overlay Enclosed is the TBD project list with the added three proposed projects as well as a memo outlining funding of the Yakima Trolley system. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Trust and Accountability APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Conduct the Public Hearing and adopt TBD Project List F-A A CITII : I M 1:4 z k I&I Description Proposed TBD Project List Memo Trolley Funding Upload Date 12114/2021 Type Exhibit Backup Matedal Transportation Benefit District Project List (12/21/21) Project District(s) Estimated Construction Cost N. 1st Street Revitalization, Phase 3 (bond) 1, 4, 5 10,000,000 6th Avenue Roadway Improvements (bond) 1,5 6,900,000 1st Street and Washington Avenue I/S Improvements 3 2,300,000 Nob Hill Boulevard and Fair Avenue I/S Improvements 2 300,000 Powerhouse Road and Englewood Avenue I/S Improvements 5 837,000 3rd Avenue Sidewalk: Nob Hill to Walnut 4 550,000 Chestnut Avenue Sidewalk: 56th Ave. to 70th Ave. 6 515,000 Browne Avenue Sidewalk: 7th Ave. to 16th Ave. 5 386,000 Mead Avenue Pedestrian Signal at 10th Avenue 3 345,000 44th Avenue Sidewalk: Viola to Randall Park 7 315,000 Pacific Avenue Sidewalk: Fair Avenue to Jail Property 2 345,000 Fair Avenue Sidewalk: Pacific Avenue to Nob Hill Boulevard 2 425,000 Nob Hill Boulevard Sidewalk: 12th Street to 14th Street 2 150,000 88th Avenue Sidewalk: Tieton Drive to Summitview Avenue 6 650,000 N. 16th Avenue Sidewalk: SR-12 to River Road 5 290,000 661h Avenue and Englewood Avenue I/S Improvements 6 TBD 401h Avenue and Chestnut I/S Improvements 7 TBD Nob Hill Boulevard G/Q: 341h Avenue to 40' Avenue 3,7 635,000 Total: 24,159,220 Note: Estimated costs were first generated in 2017. A cost adjustment of 15% was added in 2021. The annual revenue generated from the $20 Car Tab Fee exceeds just over $1.6M. The Project List was originally determined based on receiving an estimated annual revenue of $1.5M. 4 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS 2301 Fruillo,vieYlvA. hylk 7'&1*ffP Q-M112 I kTA NT me =m 0 December 16, 2021 To: Honorable Mayor, Members of City Council, and Bob Harrison, City Manager From: Scott Schafer, Public Works Director Bill Preston, City Engineer Subject: Yakima Trolley Funding City Staff located the following expenditures and revenue for the Yakima Valley Trolley (YVT). Staff is still trying to locate the original agreements to determine if there is a required pay back of grant funds if the Trolley does not remain functional. Additional time is needed to complete our research. Heritage Capital Grant - Brill Trolley car 2016 WA State Heritage Capital Project Grant 2015 Dept of Ecology WA Clean Sites Initiative - Trolley Barn 2007 Enhancement Grant - WOD Trail Trolley bridge 2006 Federal Transportation Enhancement grant —Street Car 1995 ISTEA Electric RR Preservation 1995 Service in Transportation Enhancement 2020 Replace broken, stolen wire 2014 Other repairs by -2021 City Total 0•mr-MMI? "M $311,442 � $77,861 1 $500,000 ? �Jp % r Administration 575-6005 Engineering 575-6111 ® Equipment Rental 575-6005 - Parks & Recreation 575-6020 ® Refuse 575-6005 2015 Street 575-6005 Traffic 575-6005 ® Transit 575-6005 - Wastewater/Storm water 575-6077 ® Water/irrigation 575-6154 1994 ORM M Emily"* DAM Estimated cost to reconstruct the roadway and permanently remove the tracks is $3 million. This is in 2021 dollars and would need to be inflated for year of construction. Due to the Historic designation of the Trolley system, removal of the tracks could result in an environmental challenge by affected parties. This would result in unknown costs and delays. • Trolley is listed on the National Register of Historic Places • Trolley is trying to become a Historic Landmark • Trolley is listed as part of the 2013 Downtown Master Plan • Trolley is listed in the 2040 Comp Plan • Trolley is listed in the 2040 Transportation System Plan