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File #: 49288    Version: 1 Name: 2018 Volunteer Driver Escort
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/23/2017 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 11/21/2017 Final action: 11/21/2017
Enactment date: 11/27/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00914
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 2018.
Sponsors: Arvina Martin, Rebecca Kemble, Amanda Hall
Attachments: 1. 2018 Volunteer Driver Escort revisions.pdf
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 $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 Transit Utility’s 2018 Operating Budget.
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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 2018.
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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, 2018 through December 31, 2018 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 f...

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