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File #: 18-0145 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 10/9/2018 Final action:
Title: INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CRA FY 2018-19 FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - #3.4 Downtown Roundabout - CRA Plan, 3. Exhibit B - Excerpt Procurement and Purchasing Procedures, 4. Exhibit C - ILA Transportation Final_revised - 10-3-18
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: October 9, 2018

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INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CRA FY 2018-19 FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the Interlocal Agreement with the City and CRA for funding of Transportation Services in the amount of $975,000 for FY 2018-19.

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Background:

The Downtown Transit System Program is described in the adopted Community Redevelopment Plan: #3.4: Downtown Transit System - The “Downtown Roundabout” (See Exhibit A). The Program is supported pursuant to Transportation Element Goal Area “D” of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which states: Alternative (to the automobile) transportation options shall be created and enhanced, encouraging safety and utilization. The City began offering a free shuttle service named the Downtown Roundabout in January of 2007, providing free transportation through the downtown area from Tri-Rail to the beach, using a combination of City and CRA funds. Over the years, the original vehicles have changed and other funding sources supporting the program have diminished. The current program is funded by the CRA and administered by the City. However, it is noted, in 2020, the City will receive a grant from the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency in the amount of $860,000 to purchase new vehicles. These vehicles will be used to help provide fixed-route transportation services and are expected to be brought into service by November 2021.

In May 2018, the City issued a Request for Proposals for Transportation Services to provide a Fixed Route, Point-to-Point or Combination of the services. Based on the anticipated multi-modal mobility program, the City requested funding in FY 2018-19 in the amount of $975,000.

At its meeting of September 11, 2018, the CRA Board tabled the Interlocal Agreement between the CRA and the City for the funding of the Transportation Services. The discussion focused pri...

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