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File #: 63469    Version: 1 Name: 2021 Volunteer Driver agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2020 In control: Metro Transit
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/19/2021
Enactment date: 1/25/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00086
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 2021
Sponsors: Keith Furman
Fiscal Note
This agreement would allow Dane County to use the 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 approximately $257,964. Dane County will provide approximately $186,964 of the County General Purpose Revenue and other funds while Metro will provide approximately $71,000 in State Operating Assistance. Funding is included in Metro Transit’s 2021 Operating Budget.
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 2021
Body
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,
WHERAS, Dane County’s total anticipated cost of Volunteer Escort Services for senior citizens (65 years old and older) and for individuals with disabilities is $257,964 from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 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, of approximately $186,964, 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 or 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 for the pass-thro...

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