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File #: 58790    Version: 1 Name: revise the contract/project agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a federal grant of $92,000 for operating the MPO’s Rideshare Etc
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2019 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 1/7/2020 Final action: 1/7/2020
Enactment date: 1/10/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00027
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison on behalf of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board - An MPO to revise the contract/project agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a federal grant of $92,000 for operating the MPO’s Rideshare Etc. program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the revised grant contract and state/municipal agreement.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Patrick W. Heck, Grant Foster
Attachments: 1. Madison Rideshare contract 2020 5992-08-37_Amended_12-2019_Final.pdf, 2. C of Madison Rideshare Coordinator - TDM Activities 5992-08-37 Rev. 1.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
1/7/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/23/20191 Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution approves revisions to the grant contract between the City and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The City has already accepted a federal transportation grant on behalf of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board - An MPO for $92,000 in 2020 to operate the Rideshare Etc. program. The City’s match for this grant is $23,000 in 2020. The City’s share of the costs will be paid in the form of staff salaries, benefits, and purchased services, which are included in the City’s 2020 Adopted Operating Budget. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison on behalf of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board - An MPO to revise the contract/project agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for a federal grant of $92,000 for operating the MPO’s Rideshare Etc. program and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the revised grant contract and state/municipal agreement.
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison Planning Division provides staffing for the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (MATPB) - A Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the city serves as the MPO’s fiscal and administrative agent; and

WHEREAS, MATPB operates the Rideshare Etc. program, which provides ride-matching and alternative transportation promotion services, works with employers to conduct travel demand management (TDM) programs, coordinates TDM efforts of other agencies and organizations, provides assistance on other initiatives to promote transportation alternatives, including employer-based commuter challenges, and produces and disseminates marketing materials; and

WHEREAS, MATPB and the City of Madison recognize the need for and benefits of TDM programs and other strategies to promote the use of transit, car/vanpooling, bicycling, and walking in the region; and

WHEREAS, MATPB uses some of the federal transportation funding it receives as an MPO under the Surface Transpo...

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