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R2270 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 2270 WHEREAS, the United States Department of Transportation, pursuant to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), has provided certain Surface Transportation Funds to the State of Missouri Department of Transportation, for the planning and development of multi-modal transportation systems, and WHEREAS, the State of Missouri Department of Transportation has set aside ten percent (10%) of said Surface Transportation Funds for Enhancement Projects which expand beyond traditional accommodations for cars, trucks, buses and transit to allow bicycle and pedestrian facilities where they serve commuting or utilitarian purposes, and WHEREAS, a bicycle path/maintenance road has been proposed along certain real property and right-of-way of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District adjacent to the River des Peres and Rock Creek in the City of St. Louis, Missouri which will qualify as an Enhancement Project for the receipt of the aforesaid Surface Transportation Funds, and WHEREAS, in order to receive said Surface Transportation Funds, the District must submit an application to the East-West Gateway Coordinating Council for review and transmittal to the State of Missouri Department of Transportation, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT that the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer are hereby authorized on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to submit an application to the East-West Gateway Coordinating Council for review and transmittal to the State of Missouri Department of Transportation for the receipt of Surface Transportation Funds for the planning and development of a bicycle path/maintenance road along certain real property and right-of-way of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District adjacent to the River des Peres and Rock Creek in the City of St. Louis, Missouri, and that the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer are further authorized to execute any and all documents necessary to apply for and receive said Surface Transportation Funds. The foregoing Resolution was adopted October 9, 1997.