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File #: 2016-0945   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2016 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 1/18/2017 Final action: 1/26/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING the FY 2017 Solicitation for Proposals for FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities, Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) and Section 5317 New Freedom Program funds, for which Metro is the Designated Recipient for the urbanized areas of Los Angeles County, including the following: 1. The Allocation Process shown in Attachment A; 2. The solicitation funding marks estimated up to $9,692,287 for Section 5310 projects, $8,013,181 for Section 5316 projects, and $665,306 for Section 5317 projects, for a combined total of $18,370,774; and 3. The Application Package shown in Attachment B. B. ALLOCATING $10,139,411 in Section 5310 funds for Access Services as identified by the FY 2017 Funding Allocation Process, for Traditional Capital Projects, to support complementary paratransit service that the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Access Services Inc., Accessibility, Americans With Disabilities Act, Application, Budgeting, Capital Project, Distributions (Statistics), Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program, Federal Transit Administration, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Grant Aid, Jobs, Long Beach, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, New Freedom Program, Paratransit services, Persons with disabilities, Program, Public Transportation, Section 5307
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - FY17 Funding Allocation Process, 2. Attachment B - Application for 2017 Solicitation for Proposals, Revised, 3. Attachment C - Schedule of Activities - FY 2016 Solicitation for Proposals
Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2017


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) SECTION 5310, SECTION 5316 AND SECTION 5317 GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2017

ACTION: APPROVE SOLICITATION AND ALLOCATION PROCESSES


Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING the FY 2017 Solicitation for Proposals for FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities, Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) and Section 5317 New Freedom Program funds, for which Metro is the Designated Recipient for the urbanized areas of Los Angeles County, including the following:

1. The Allocation Process shown in Attachment A;

2. The solicitation funding marks estimated up to $9,692,287 for Section 5310 projects, $8,013,181 for Section 5316 projects, and $665,306 for Section 5317 projects, for a combined total of $18,370,774; and

3. The Application Package shown in Attachment B.

B. ALLOCATING $10,139,411 in Section 5310 funds for Access Services as identified by the FY 2017 Funding Allocation Process, for Traditional Capital Projects, to support complementary paratransit service that the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro is the Designated Recipient for FTA Section 5310, Section 5316 and Section 5317 Program funds in urbanized areas of Los Angeles County. As such, it is responsible for the planning, programming, distribution, and management of these funds. To fulfill Metro's Designated Recipient obligations, staff is requesting Board approval to allocate available federal funding for Los Angeles County, to conduct a competitive FY 2017 solicitation process, and to provide technical program support and monitor grant sub-recipients.


Discussion
DISCUSSION

Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program
The Section 5310 Program funds "traditional" capital and "other" capital and/or operatin...

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