Resolution 16 Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Route for the Palisade Plunge

Palisade Board of Trustees
Date of Vote: Tue, Mar 28th 2017
Polls (closed):
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Summary

                    TITLE
A Resolution of the Board of Trustees for the Town of Palisade, Colorado, Authorizing the Mayor to Enter into an Agreement with a Consulting Firm that is yet to be Determined to Provide an Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Route for the Palisade Plunge for an Amount that is within the Scope of the Planning Grant Funds Received by the Town of Palisade from Great Outdoors Colorado and the Department of Local Affairs.

SUGGESTED MOTION
I move to accept the staff recommended environmental consultant firm, to
authorize staff and the attorney to finalize the budget and contract within the constraints of the
grant monies available and that the Board of Trustees authorize the Mayor to sign that contract
when finalized.
                
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                    RESOLUTION TEXT
WHEREAS, the Town of Palisade has taken the role of Grantor for a project called the Palisade
Plunge, and
WHEREAS, the Town was awarded grant funding for the planning of the Palisade Plunge from
Great Outdoors Colorado and the Department of Local Affairs, and
WHEREAS, the route runs from the top of the Grand Mesa to Downtown Palisade in great part
through federal lands, and
WHEREAS, a critical portion of the planning process is an Environmental Assessment of the
proposed route, and
WHEREAS, the Town sent out requests for proposal and received ten (10) qualified responses,
and
WHEREAS, the Town of Palisade staff, COPMOBA, Forest Service, Bureau of Land
Management and Mesa County partners agree that the consulting firm that is yet to be
determined will be the best firm overall to complete the Environmental Assessment, and
WHEREAS, the scope and cost of the work will be within the allotted grant funds that the Town
has received from Great Outdoors Colorado and the Department of Local Affairs.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR
THE TOWN OF PALISADE, COLORADO THAT:
 The Board of Trustees for the Town of Palisade, Colorado hereby authorizes the Mayor
of the Town of Palisade to enter into an agreement with a consulting firm that is yet to be
determined to provide an environmental assessment of the proposed route for the Palisade
Plunge for an amount that is within the scope of the Planning Grant funds received by the Town
of Palisade from Great Outdoors Colorado and the Department of Local Affairs.
RESOLVED, APPROVED, and ADOPTED this 28th day of March, 2017.
                

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