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FHWA/MoDOT Partnering Agreements


March 2011

I. Purposes of this Agreement

The purpose of this Agreement is to set forth the general terms and conditions for collaboration in financing between the FHWA and MoDOT Resource Management for the purpose of enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the existing FHWA/MoDOT partnership so that partners can work better at achieving mutual transportation priorities. This Agreement applies to the MoDOT staff and the staff of the FHWA Missouri Division Office responsible for the management/oversight of financial activities.

II. Agreement Focus Area

The FHWA and MoDOT shall carry out the terms indicated in this Agreement resulting in improved communication and streamlined financial decision making for Federal projects and programs.

III. Ground Rules

The following ground rules apply to the development and execution of each element of this agreement. We agree to concentrate efforts in improving our joint work by following these ground rules.

IV. Roles and Responsibilities

Funds Management

Obligate Funds

Innovative Finance


V. Conflict Resolution

Historically, FHWA and MoDOT have benefited from an excellent working relationship. This Agreement intends to build upon this history by establishing a framework to further promote the existing partnership. This Agreement establishes the following procedures to resolve conflict, streamline processes and build a team spirit to achieve maximum success.

VI. Performance Evaluation

We will measure our paterning progress and success by the following performance indicators:

Funds Management

Obligate Funds

Innovative Finance

VI. Communication with Management

We will keep senior management informed of our activities and how our partnering is working quarterly through verbal conversations. If issues have not been resolved and require action of senior management, a written communication regarding the issue will be shared with senior management and members of the FHWA and MoDOT Finance Teams and MoDOT AI. This communication will include:

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