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File #: 27404    Version: 1 Name: Meriter pass 2013
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2012 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 10/2/2012 Final action: 10/2/2012
Enactment date: 10/5/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00775
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Meriter Health Services, Inc. for the provision of passes to its employees and volunteers for Metro Transit fixed route and ADA paratransit services, with reimbursement to the transit utility for employee and volunteer trips for the period December 1, 2012 through November 30, 2013 with one automatic renewal for the period December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2014.
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt, Lisa Subeck, Bridget R. Maniaci
Fiscal Note
This agreement provides for the reimbursement by Meriter Health Services, Inc. for all fixed route and ADA paratransit trips provided by Metro Transit to Meriter employees and volunteers during the contract term.  Metro Transit shall be reimbursed at the rate of $1.15 per ride for fixed route trips and the per ride paratransit rate in effect at the time the ride is taken for paratransit trips during the first year of the contract (December 1, 2012 - November 30, 2013).  Metro Transit shall be reimbursed at the per ride rate for fixed route and paratransit trips in effect at the time the ride is taken for the second year of the contract (December 1, 2013 - November 30, 2014).  Metro has included estimated revenue of $44,000 in its 2013 operating budget for this agreement.  ($36,500 is included in the 2012 operating budget.)  Estimated revenue will be included in Metro's operating budget for each additional year of the agreement.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Meriter Health Services, Inc. for the provision of passes to its employees and volunteers for Metro Transit fixed route and ADA paratransit services, with reimbursement to the transit utility for employee and volunteer trips for the period December 1, 2012 through November 30, 2013 with one automatic renewal for the period December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2014.  
Body
WHEREAS, Meriter Health Services, Inc. and Metro Transit have had a successful and productive contracting arrangement for an employee/volunteer pass program in the past and both parties wish to continue their agreement; and
 
WHEREAS, the parties have negotiated a contract which meets all Transit and Parking Commission criteria set in advance for pass agreements;
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to enter into a one year ride pass agreement with Meriter Health Services, Inc., owning and operating Meriter Hospital, from December 1, 2012 through November 30, 2013 which will be automatically renewed for one additional year from December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2014.  Meriter will reimburse the transit utility $1.15 per fixed route ride and the paratransit rate in effect at the time the ride is taken for paratransit trips during the first year of the agreement and the applicable fare in the then current fare tariff for all rides taken in the second year of the agreement.