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File #: 45119    Version: 1 Name: 2017 Volunteer Driver Escort Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/11/2016 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 1/3/2017 Final action: 1/3/2017
Enactment date: 1/6/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00042
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 2017.
Sponsors: David Ahrens, Rebecca Kemble, Ledell Zellers
Fiscal Note
The proposed agreement allows Dane County to use 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 $179,651 (net). Dane County will provide $108,651 (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 Metro's 2017 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 2017.
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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 $179,651 from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 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 $108,651, 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 the pass-through of no ...

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