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File #: 45122    Version: 1 Name: 2017 MA Waiver
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-17-00045
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County for the following purposes in the calendar year 2017: (1) providing the Transit Utility with MA Waiver Community Integration Program (CIP) funding; (2) providing Dane County with State 85.20 funding by the Transit Utility for the County’s provision of accessible transportation for persons unable to use the Transit Utility’s paratransit services with its service area.
Sponsors: David Ahrens, Rebecca Kemble, Ledell Zellers
Fiscal Note
The proposed agreement authorizes Dane County to provide an estimated amount of $ 2,975,000 (approximately 60% of costs) of MA Waiver (CIP) funding to the Metro to provide paratransit service to people with developmental disabilities. The Transit Utility would provide Dane County with State 85.20 funding not to exceed $43,000 to support the transportation of eligible persons with disabilities unable to use Metro’s paratransit service. Funding for these programs is included in Metro's 2017 Operating Budget.
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Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County for the following purposes in the calendar year 2017: (1) providing the Transit Utility with MA Waiver Community Integration Program (CIP) funding; (2) providing Dane County with State 85.20 funding by the Transit Utility for the County’s provision of accessible transportation for persons unable to use the Transit Utility’s paratransit services with its service area.
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WHEREAS, the State Department of Health Services (DHS) contracts with Dane County to operate the CIP1 and other MA waiver programs for residents of Dane County and receives reimbursement from the DHS for the Federal share (approximately 60%) of the costs of accessible transportation for waiver participants; and

WHEREAS, the Metro Transit General Manager, on behalf of the City of Madison, has executed the State of Wisconsin MA program provider agreement for MA waiver service provider entities and registered with the DHS; and

WHEREAS, Dane County is able to reimburse the Transit Utility for the Federal share of these costs from funds they receive from the DHS because the Transit Utility is a qualified provider under the MA Waiver program; and

Whereas, the Exceptional Rides Program of Dane County is a component of a cooperative reimbursement program by the Transit Utility to make provision for the accessible transportation services for persons with disabilities unable to use the Transi...

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