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File #: 2015-0878   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2015 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0): A. approving the recommended federal Section 5310 funding awards totaling $4,713,220 for Traditional Capital Projects and up to $1,615,177 for Other Capital and Operating Projects, as shown in Attachments A and B, respectively; B. amending the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Budget to add the necessary revenues and expenses for the recommended and previously approved Section 5310 funded projects, once the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awards grant funds (see Attachment C for the Allocation Process); C. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer or his designee to negotiate and execute pass-through agreements with agencies as sub-recipients approved for funding once the FTA awards Section 5310 grant funds; D. certifying that the Section 5310 funds were fairly and equitably allocated to eligible sub-recipients and that to the maximum extent feasible, Section 5310 funded services are coordinated with transportation services ass...
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Access Services Inc., Accessibility, Americans With Disabilities Act, Application, Budget, Budgeting, Capital Assistance, Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, Coordinated Transportation Services, Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program, Federal Transit Administration, Gardena, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Lancaster, Maps, Metrolink Antelope Valley Line, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, Palmdale, Paratransit services, Persons with disabilities, Plan, Program, Public Transportation, Santa Clarita, Section 5307, South Bay Service Sector, Technical Advisory Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Funding Recommendations for Traditional Capital Projects, 2. Attachment B - Funding Recommendations for Other Capital and Operating Projects, 3. Attachment C - Summary of Application Package & Allocation and Application Processes
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JULY 15, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: FUNDING AWARD RECOMMENDATION FOR FEDERAL SECTION
5310 ENHANCED MOBILITY OF SENIORS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH
DISABILITIES PROGRAM

ACTION: APPROVE FUNDING AWARD RECOMMENDATIONS AND RELATED
ACTIONS

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. approving the recommended federal Section 5310 funding awards totaling $4,713,220 for Traditional Capital Projects and up to $1,615,177 for Other Capital and Operating Projects, as shown in Attachments A and B, respectively;

B. amending the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Budget to add the necessary revenues and expenses for the recommended and previously approved Section 5310 funded projects, once the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awards grant funds (see Attachment C for the Allocation Process);

C. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer or his designee to negotiate and execute pass-through agreements with agencies as sub-recipients approved for funding once the FTA awards Section 5310 grant funds;

D. certifying that the Section 5310 funds were fairly and equitably allocated to eligible sub-recipients and that to the maximum extent feasible, Section 5310 funded services are coordinated with transportation services assisted by other federal departments and agencies; and

E. certifying that all projects recommended for Section 5310 funding are included in the locally developed 2016-2019 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Los Angeles County ("Coordinated Plan") that was developed and approved through a process that included participation by seniors and individuals with disabilities, as well as by representatives of public, private, and nonprofit transportation and human service providers and other members of the public.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro is the Designated Recipient of FTA Section 5310 funds in urbanized areas of Los Angel...

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