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File #: 65867    Version: 1 Name: Amending Transit Utility Operating Budget - CRRSA and ARP grant applications
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2021 In control: Metro Transit
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/12/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00481
Title: Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for Metro Transit to accept a $75,811 in grant funds from the Federal Transit Administration and to pass through funds to subrecipients. Authorizing the Transit General Manager to file an application for CRRSA and ARP Act Stimulus Section 5310 Grants for Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities operating assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic with U.S. Department of Transportation and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with USDOT, the associated 13 (c) agreement with Teamsters Local No. 695 and authorizing Metro Transit to pass through funding as approved in the Program of Projects.
Sponsors: Grant Foster, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Charles Myadze, Barbara Harrington-McKinney
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends Metro Transit’s 2021 adopted operating budget to appropriate $75,811 in supplemental awards associated with the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. These grant funds are intended to support the mobility needs of seniors and people with disabilities. The funds will be passed through to subrecipients for projects selected by the Greater Madison MPO. The City of Madison will retain $6,892 of the award for administration costs.
Title
Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for Metro Transit to accept a $75,811 in grant funds from the Federal Transit Administration and to pass through funds to subrecipients. Authorizing the Transit General Manager to file an application for CRRSA and ARP Act Stimulus Section 5310 Grants for Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities operating assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic with U.S. Department of Transportation and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute the associated grant agreement with USDOT, the associated 13 (c) agreement with Teamsters Local No. 695 and authorizing Metro Transit to pass through funding as approved in the Program of Projects.
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PREAMBLE
The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA) (H.R. 133), signed by President Donald J. Trump on December 27, 2020 and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, signed into law on March 11, 2021 are made available for operating assistance to help the nation’s public transportation systems respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The City of Madison receives from the U.S. Congress an apportionment based on the Section 5310 program. This grant will be pass through funds to support programs enhancing public transportation for seniors and people with disabilities. 100% of the total project cost is funded by USDOT/FTA through this grant program. In addition, Metro Transit wi...

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