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File #: 60946    Version: 1 Name: 2019 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: Metro Transit
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Enactment date: 8/7/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00580
Title: Authorizing the Transit General Manager to file an application for a Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Grant with U.S. Department of Transportation and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with USDOT and the associated 13 (c) agreement with Teamsters Local No. 695, approving the associated Program Management and Recipient Coordination Plan and authorizing Metro Transit to pass through funding as approved in the Program of Projects (attached).
Sponsors: Michael J. Tierney
Attachments: 1. 2020_5310_POP_w2ndRound_Adopted.pdf, 2. 2020Approved5310POPProjectDescriptions.pdf, 3. 2020_5310_POP_w2ndRound_Adopted.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes the City to submit a grant application for Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities through the Department of Transportation. Funding from this grant supports the Paratransit Service within Metro’s operating budget. As proposed in the application materials the total grant award will be $365,103, the local match for these funds is $96,961. The federal funding along with the local match were included in Metro’s 2020 Adopted Budget. No additional appropriation is anticipated at this time.

 

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Authorizing the Transit General Manager to file an application for a Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Grant with U.S. Department of Transportation and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with USDOT and the associated 13 (c) agreement with Teamsters Local No.  695, approving the associated Program Management and Recipient Coordination Plan and authorizing Metro Transit to pass through funding as approved in the Program of Projects (attached).

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WHEREAS, the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (TPB) - An MPO, adopted Resolution TPB No. 84 on November 13, 2013 supporting the designation of the City of Madison - Metro Transit as the recipient for federal Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds; and

 

WHEREAS, Governor Walker designated the City of Madison - Metro Transit as the recipient of Section 5310 Program funds for the Madison Urbanized Area via letter to the Federal Transit Administration on December 9, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Area TPB, in conjunction with the City of Madison - Metro Transit has developed the Program Management and Recipient Coordination Plan (attached) with input from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transit and the Program of Projects (attached) to receive funding; and

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Area TPB adopted Resolution 158 and 161 adopting the 2020 - 2024 Transportation Improvement Program for the Madison Metropolitan Area that includes Section 5310 projects listed in the Program of Projects;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Transit General Manager is authorized to file an application for Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Grant, the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to execute the associated grant agreement with USDOT and the associated 13(c) agreement with Teamsters Local No. 695; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Madison approves the associated Program Management and Recipient Coordination Plan and authorizes Metro Transit to pass through funding as approved in the Program of Projects.