Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 20, 2017
REVISED June 20, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #39

Preliminary Engineering Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc.

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jeff Streitmatter P.E., Division Manager, Project Management, ext. 7335

Anthony Benitez P.E., Project Manager, ext. 7333

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to execute the CSX Preliminary Engineering Agreement for Rowlett Sidewalk Phase VII.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Florida Statute, Chapter 125, Section 125.01 - Powers and Duties

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County has a sidewalk project on 30th Avenue East, from 9th Street East to 15th Street East.
  • The above sidewalk crosses an existing CSX railroad improvement.
  • It is the requirement of CSX that any improvement within their railroad right-of-way be designed by a CSX engineer and contractor.  Advanced payment for  these expenses is standard operating procedure of CSX.
  • Manatee County wishes to facilitate the development of the proposed preliminary engineering for installation of a new six (6) foot wide sidewalk, new pipes, two (2) drainage drop inlets and warning devices, and the possible relocation of existing signals at 30th Avenue East, from 9th Street East to 15th Street East.
  • Manatee County requested that CSX proceed with certain necessary engineering and/or design services for the project.
  • Pursuant to the Agreement, Manatee County will provide to CSX an advanced payment of $9,714.00, which is the CSX estimate for design.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return two executed, original CSX Preliminary Engineering Agreements to Barbara Green, Fiscal  Services, Public Works.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$9,714.00 101-6044160

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  CSX Preliminary Engineering Agreement.pdf
Attachment:  Response Memorandum to CAO Matter No 2017-0056 dtd 4.20.17.pdf
Attachment:  CAO final approval.pdf