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KITTITAS COUNTY <br /> DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS <br /> STUDY SESSION STAFF REPORT <br /> STUDY SESSION DATE: July 27, 2020 <br /> ACTION REQUESTED: Request to Approve a Resolution Authorizing the Chair's <br /> signature on the Local Agency Federal Aid Project <br /> Prospectus for the Clear Zone Inventory, CRP 301-20. <br /> BACKGROUND: Kittitas County has been selected to receive $70,900.00 <br /> (Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program)towards <br /> conducting a clear zone inventory for safety analysis. This <br /> inventory will inform us of unsafe elements such as side <br /> slopes, fixed objects and water that a vehicle may <br /> encounter when leaving the roadway. The project will also <br /> evaluate mitigation measures such as removal, relocation, <br /> shielding and delineation. Factors being evaluated will <br /> include crash severity potential, maintenance needs and <br /> costs. <br /> This Project Prospectus covers the Federal Funding for the <br /> preliminary engineering phase and needs to be approved by <br /> WSDOT Local Programs. <br /> Public Works is preparing to perform this work with <br /> County Forces in 2021. This requires the Local Agency <br /> Federal Aid Project Prospectus to be signed and approved <br /> by the Chair of the BOCC. <br /> INTERACTION: Public Works <br /> RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Resolution Authorizing the Chair's signature <br /> on the Local Agency Federal Aid Project Prospectus for the <br /> Clear Zone Inventory, CRP 301-20. <br /> HANDLING: Return two (2) originals to Public Works <br /> ATTACHMENTS: Resolution, Local Agency Federal Aid Project Prospectus <br /> LEAD STAFF: Mark Cook, Director <br />