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File #: 60314    Version: 1 Name: 2020 Group Access Service
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/22/2020 In control: Metro Transit
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Enactment date: 5/27/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00398
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County to provide Group Access Service for the City of Madison for the calendar year 2020.
Sponsors: Michael J. Tierney

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes the agreement between Metro Transit and Dane County to use State 85.20 transit funding received by Metro Transit for the provision of the portion of Group Access Service located in the City of Madison. Dane County will provide an amount not to exceed $180,134 of Highway Department funds, and Metro Transit will provide an amount not to exceed $154,356 of State 85.20 Operating Assistance funding. Funding for 2020 is included in Metro Transit’s Operating Budget. No additional appropriation is required.

Title

Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Dane County to provide Group Access Service for the City of Madison for the calendar year 2020.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison and Dane County cooperate on the funding of several special transportation programs, including Group Access Service for older adults and individuals with disabilities for group transportation such as congregate meals, group shopping and adult daycare, in the Metro Transit service area; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison is eligible to receive Section 85.20 (§85.20 Wis. Stats.) urban mass transit aids from the State of Wisconsin for eligible transit activities within the Metro Transit service area; and,

WHEREAS, Dane County’s total anticipated net costs of the Group Access Service for 2019 is $334,490 for service within the Metro Transit service area; and,

WHEREAS, Metro Transit will pass through to Dane County an amount not to exceed $154,356 of State Section 85.20 funds with the remaining coming directly to Dane County from Highway Department funds;

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 a pass-through of Section 85.20 funds not to exceed $154,356 for the calendar year 2020.