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File #: 2015-1264   
Type: Ordinance / Administrative Code Status: Passed
File created: 8/10/2015 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: A. ADOPTING the attached Parking Ordinance, as set forth in Attachment A ("Metro Parking Ordinance"), enacting a new Title 8 to Metro's existing Administrative Code; B. ADOPTING the attached Fee Resolution, as set forth in Attachment B ("Metro Parking Rates and Permit Fee Resolution") establishing parking rates and permit fees at all Metro operated parking facilities and proposed new parking fees at Los Angeles Union Station; C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to implement and begin regulating the adopted Metro Parking Ordinance and Parking Fee Resolution at all Metro operated parking facilities. Systemwide including proposed new fees at Los Angeles Union Station; and D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to deposit all additional revenues generated into the Risk Allocation Matrix Internal Savings Account (RISA), pending Board approval of the full concept later this year.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro Parking Ordinance, 2. Attachment B - Metro Parking Fee Resolution
Related files: 2015-1038, 2015-1221
Meeting_Body
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: METRO PARKING ORDINANCE, METRO PARKING RATES AND PERMIT FEE RESOLUTION

ACTION: ADOPT METRO PARKING ORDINANCE, METRO PARKING RATES AND PERMIT FEE RESOLUTION

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RECOMMENDATION
Title
A. ADOPTING the attached Parking Ordinance, as set forth in Attachment A ("Metro Parking Ordinance"), enacting a new Title 8 to Metro's existing Administrative Code;

B. ADOPTING the attached Fee Resolution, as set forth in Attachment B ("Metro Parking Rates and Permit Fee Resolution") establishing parking rates and permit fees at all Metro operated parking facilities and proposed new parking fees at Los Angeles Union Station;

C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to implement and begin regulating the adopted Metro Parking Ordinance and Parking Fee Resolution at all Metro operated parking facilities. Systemwide including proposed new fees at Los Angeles Union Station; and

D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to deposit all additional revenues generated into the Risk Allocation Matrix Internal Savings Account (RISA), pending Board approval of the full concept later this year.

Issue
ISSUE

At the March 2015 Board Meeting, staff introduced to the Board a draft of Metro's first Parking Ordinance, and Parking Rates and Permit Fee Resolution to regulate parking and standardize existing parking rates and policies. The objective of the Parking Ordinance is to establish enforcement tools that promote safety and enhance the patrons' experience. Metro is currently operating without a parking ordinance, which makes enforcement difficult, if not impossible. The California Vehicle Code ("CVC") 21113 (d) allows government agencies to adopt their own parking ordinances to regulate parking. If adopted, the Parking Ordinance will be incorporated into Metro's Administrative Code as Title 8.

Furthermore, Metro is currently operating its preferred parking permit ...

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