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File #: 36615    Version: 1 Name: 2015 Volunteer Driver Escort Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 2/3/2015 Final action: 2/3/2015
Enactment date: 2/9/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00120
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County to provide Volunteer Driver Escort Services for the City of Madison for the calendar year 2015.
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt, Anita Weier
Fiscal Note
This agreement would allow Dane County to take advantage of State 85.20 funding for a portion of the Volunteer Driver Escort Services service cost borne by Dane County. Dane County’s total anticipated cost of Volunteer Escort services within the Metro Transit Service area is $175,201 (net). Dane County will provide $104,201 (net) of the County General Purpose Revenue and other funds while Metro will provide no more than $ 71,000 in State Operating Assistance. Funding is included in the Transit Utility’s 2015 Adopted Operating Budget.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County to provide Volunteer Driver Escort Services for the City of Madison for the calendar year 2015.
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison is eligible to receive State 85.20 (§85.20 Wis. Stats.) urban mass transit aids from the State of Wisconsin for eligible activities within the Metro Transit Service area; and,

WHEREAS, Dane County’s total anticipated cost of Volunteer Escort Services for senior citizens (65 years old and older) and for individuals with disabilities is $75,201 from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 for service within the Metro Transit service area; and,

WHEREAS, Metro Transit wishes to pass through to Dane County $71,000 of State 85.20 funds with the remaining amount, not to exceed $104,201, to be provided by Dane County from the County General Purpose Revenue and other funds; and,

WHEREAS, the City and the County plan to maintain cooperative funding for this program, the purpose of which is to transport elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to use existing transportation of for whom no transportation resource is available; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City and the County to take advantage of the Section 85.20 funds for the full programs;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to enter into an agreement with Dane County to provide for th...

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