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File #: 41362    Version: 1 Name: Seniors and People with Disabilities Funding 2016
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/7/2016 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 2/23/2016 Final action: 2/23/2016
Enactment date: 2/29/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00160
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter in to an agreement with Dane County for the purpose of providing the Metro Transit Utility with State 85.21 funding given to Dane County for the provision of accessible transportation for eligible persons within Metro Transit’s service area in the calendar year 2016.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Chris Schmidt

Fiscal Note

Dane County will provide State 85.21 funding in the amount of $ 171,265 to the Metro Transit Utility for the transportation of elderly persons and person with physical disabilities. Funding for the program is included in the Transit Utility’s 2016 Operating Budget. No additional appropriation is required.

Title

Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter in to an agreement with Dane County for the purpose of providing the Metro Transit Utility with State 85.21 funding given to Dane County for the provision of accessible transportation for eligible persons within Metro Transit’s service area in the calendar year 2016.

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WHREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides State 85.21 (§85.21 Wis. Stats.) funding to Dane County for transit services for persons who are elderly (65 years old or older) and / or persons with physical disabilities; and,

 

WHEREAS, each year Dane County provides the Metro Transit Utility with a portion of its 85.21 allocation to assist the Transit Utility in the operation of its paratransit services; and,

 

WHEREAS, funding for this program (§85.21) provides a revenue source for Metro’s ADA Paratransit Program, a service required under the federal regulation and is estimated to fund in 2016 approximately 4,879 trips for (un-specified) individuals; and,

 

WHEREAS, this program is an example of a model cooperative funding program to the mutual benefit of both transit and human services;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to enter into an agreement with Dane County to receive Specialized Transportation Assistance funding in the amount not less than $171,265 for the provision by Metro Transit of eligible ADA paratransit program services in the Metro Transit Utility’s ADA paratransit service area during the calendar year 2016.