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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #40


Subject
Memorandum of Agreement Between the Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County for BlueTOAD and Wavetronix

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Vishal S. Kakkad, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Design Division Manager, Ext. 7812

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute the attached Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Manatee County for the purchase and installation of BlueTOAD travel time monitoring equipment, Ethernet switches, and the Wavetronix vehicle detection software and support hardware.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statutes, Chapter 163

Background Discussion
  • Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) proposes to enter into a MoA with Manatee County for the purchase and installation of BlueTOAD travel time monitoring equipment, Ethernet switches, and the Wavetronix vehicle detection software and support hardware.
  • The BlueTOAD travel time monitoring equipment will be installed at sixty (60) locations and the Ethernet switches will be installed at fifteen (15) locations throughout the County as listed in Exhibit A of the MoA.
  • Wavetronix vehicle detection software and support hardware will be installed at the Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC).
  • FDOT has allocated $550,000 in its Five Year Work Program for this project, and will purchase the BlueTOAD travel time monitoring equipment, Ethernet switches, and the Wavetronix vehicle detection software and support hardware.
  • Pursuant to this MoA, Manatee County will be responsible for installing the equipment, hardware, and software using County personnel and equipment. Staff does not anticipate additional capital cost to the County.
  • This equipment, hardware, and software will provide RTMC with additional tools to monitor traffic incidents and congestion, as well as assist in making informed decisions in implementing targeted solutions.
  • Manatee County's Public Works Department staff and Attorney's Office staff have negotiated the terms and conditions of this Memorandum of Agreement with FDOT staff.


County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
D'Agostino

Instructions to Board Records
Return four (4) original signed copies of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to Vishal S. Kakkad, Public Works Department, Ext. 7812, vishal.kakkad@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
101-0020701, 101-0020707

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$15,000 - Estimated one-time cost for equipment installation; $1,000 - Estimated annual recurring operational costs


Attachment:  Second Supplemental Response Memo to CAO Matter No. 2016-0286 dtd 4.26.16.pdf
Attachment:  MOA Agreement 436802-1-93-01 20160422_FINAL.pdf