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File #: 35087    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE Creating an Ad Hoc Parking Strategic Plan Committee.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 9/16/2014 Final action: 9/16/2014
Enactment date: 9/17/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00711
Title: SUBSTITUTE Creating an Ad Hoc Parking Strategic Plan Committee.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Chris Schmidt
Attachments: 1. Parking Utility Financial Sustainability Report April 2014.pdf, 2. Staff Report & Executive Summary-Parking Financial Sustainability Rept.pdf, 3. Golden Amendment 1 to 35087 Ad Hoc Pkg Comm-TPC 08.13.14.pdf, 4. Body of proposed Sub to Leg File 35087 as approved at TPC 08.13.14.pdf, 5. 35087 Original Resolution.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required.
SUBSTITUTE Creating an Ad Hoc Parking Strategic Plan Committee.
WHEREAS, the Mayor and Common Council created a Parking Task Force in 1990 and adopted the Task Force report in August of 1991;

WHEREAS, in May 2006, a Transit and Parking Commission ad hoc subcommittee identified five critical issues including:
· Improved utilization of the current parking supply;
· Government East Garage replacement;
· Proposed State Street Parking Structure on the Buckeye Lot site;
· Marketing, branding, and way finding for parking facilities;
· Brayton Lot expansion through purchase of adjacent State owned property; and

WHEREAS, in 2013 the City hired Walker Parking Consultants to undertake a financial sustainability study to make recommendations on the economic and operational functions of the parking utility to provide a good base of information for moving forward with decisions about parking garages, revenue options, improved customer service and possible operational efficiencies;

WHEREAS, based on the Walker study and their independent analysis, staff has concluded:
· Current demand and expenses could finance the replacement of the two oldest parking garages - Government East and State Street Campus-Lake - over the next decade; and
· Replacement of other garages can be more fully and usefully considered at a future time when trends for transportation and development can be evaluated as part of a decision about garage replacement;

WHEREAS, the Walker report and the staff report have identified many public parking related choices that should be considered as part of a Parking Utility Strategic Plan for the coming one to two decades;

WHEREAS, based on the recommendations in both the Walker report and the Staff report, and discussions by the Transit and Parking Commission, there are many public parking choices facing the Parking Utility and City. These fall into the following areas, including but not limited to:...

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